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 Welcomes Margaret Davis to the Firm

Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Margaret N. Davis to the firm.  A graduate of Tulane University Law School, her experience includes securities, maritime, and commercial litigation.  During law school, Margaret served as Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal and was a semifinalist on the Admiralty Moot Court team.  She also served as a judicial intern at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.  Margaret is also a legal writing instructor in business law at Tulane’s Freeman School of Business.

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