Labor, employment and ERISA attorneys provide a wide range of services including litigation, employee benefits advice, collective bargaining and arbitration. Emphasis is placed on proactive and preventative counseling to avoid labor problems. Counseling is provided covering diverse issues such as sexual harassment, WARN Act compliance, drug testing, union campaigns and Affirmative Action Plans under Executive Order 11246.
Attorneys regularly defend and advise clients in matters under various federal statutes, including Title VII, NLRA, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA and ERISA, as well as in matters involving Louisiana employment laws. Attorneys also defend clients in wrongful discharge suits, breach of employment and non-compete agreements, severance wage claims, defamation, invasion of privacy, and other causes of action.
Experienced attorneys regularly appear before federal and state courts and federal and state boards and agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor-Wage and Hour Division, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and the New Orleans Human Relations Commission. Attorneys handle complex labor litigation, including discrimination class actions.