EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW2018-07-19T20:06:09-05:00

Employment & Labor Law

Riess LeMieux’s employment and labor practice covers the full spectrum of issues affecting the employment relationship, employer training, handbook drafting, and litigation federal and state discrimination claims, wage/hour issues, and disputes arising from the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and Title VII.  We help navigate complex workforce issues on a regular basis to instill a proactive approach for our clients and avoid potential claims.

Some of the employment and labor law areas we handle include:

  • Title VII—race, gender, national origin,  and religion discrimination
  • ADA compliance (disability discrimination)
  • ADEA compliance (age discrimination)
  • ERISA (pension, health insurance, life insurance, and ADD insurance benefits)
  • Union collective bargaining agreement issues
  • State wage & hour laws, blacklisting statutes, and wrongful discharge issues
  • Workers’ compensation disputes (employer-side only)
  • Employment contract issues, including hiring, non-compete agreements, termination, severance, collective bargaining, intellectual property rights, protection of confidential/proprietary information, distribution rights, independent contractor vs. employee, agency principles, entitlement to commissions or performance bonuses, and other terms and conditions of employment

Recent News

Riess LeMieux is Looking for a Legal Secretary

The rapidly growing office of Riess LeMieux, LLC, has an opening for a motivated and talented Legal Secretary with 5+ years of litigation experience.  Candidate must have administrative experience, exceptional organizational and communication skills, proficient in MS word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, and type with speed and accuracy.  Preparing legal documents and correspondence, opening and maintaining client files, scanning, coordinating meetings, time entry, filing with courts and government agencies, etc.  Candidates should also be well organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects.  The successful candidate should possess superior verbal and written communication skills.  Construction and labor law experience preferred.  This position will support several busy attorneys.  Excellent benefits and competitive salary.

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