At High Swartz our employment law attorneys provide businesses and non-profit organizations throughout the region with sound advice and excellent representation. Our employment law attorneys deal with workplace issues in an ever-changing environment, and seek to minimize the risk of employee lawsuits for our clients. Our goal is to provide our clients with a productive and positive workplace environment. This goal requires attention to both large scale drafting of policies and procedures and handling individual employment law problems.

We counsel and serve employers on general employment policies in the following areas:

  • Drafting and developing employee handbooks, manuals and personnel policies
  • Training on job interview practices
  • Advising on privacy issues, such as drug and alcohol testing
  • Advising on compliance with employment discrimination laws, including the laws on race, gender and nationality discrimination, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Comprehensive Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
  • Drafting work and advice on Affirmative Action Plans
  • Advising on Wage and Hour Law compliance

We also handle individual employment matters for employers in the following areas:

  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing employment contracts
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing severance agreements
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements and confidentiality agreements
  • Advising on employee discipline issues
  • Advising on the decision to discharge employees and the process for discharging employees
  • Drafting and revision of discipline, discharge and dismissal policies

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