Labor and Employment

When you need help navigating through the day-to-day issues that involve employees, Law Weathers provides a simple and straightforward approach to labor relations and employment matters.

We counsel and assist clients in drafting personnel policies, employee handbooks, employment agreements non-compete agreements and a range of human resource-related documents. We also provide representation during collective bargaining and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and state agencies. When it comes to defending employer rights, we have extensive experience with discrimination and harassment claims, wrongful discharge suits, breach of contract claims, non-competition actions, OSHA/MIOSHA claims, FMLA suits and other claims.

Review the following sample of services and find more information on our Litigation, Employee Benefits and Business pages.

Labor Relations

• Collective bargaining
• Grievance procedures
• Arbitration, mediation and litigation
• Interpretation and application of agreement terms and conditions
• Strikes and work stoppages
• Unfair labor practice charges and hearings
• Union avoidance strategies
• Union certification or decertification elections

Personnel Management

• Discrimination
• Employee discipline and discharge
• Harassment
• Health and safety
• Personnel policies and procedures
• Substance abuse and drug testing
• Unemployment compensation
• Union issues
• Wage and hour
• Worker’s compensation
• Workforce reductions, plant shutdowns, and restructuring plans

Policies Support

• Collective bargaining agreements
• Confidentiality agreements
• Employee contracts/handbooks
• Employment provisions in buy/sell agreements
• Immigration documents
• Noncompetition agreements
• Separation agreements