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Employment Law for Employers

Dan S. Cross has successfully represented employees and businesses in the field of employment law since his admission to the bar in 1979. Services include:

Creating employment documents

  • Creating offer letters, executive employment agreements and employment contracts
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Human resources policies and employee manuals

Employment litigation

  • Representation before all courts and administrative agencies
  • Case evaluations at time of complaint, pre-trial or during settlement negotiations

Legal compliance

  • Americans With Disabilities Act – e.g. reasonable accommodations
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: waged and hourly
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Civil Rights Act of 1991.

Confidential and priviledged investigations

  • Allegations of sexual harassment
  • Audits of human resources practices and policies

Counseling and training

  • Sexual harassment
  • Employee terminations
  • Staffing: drug testing, pre-placement background checks, selection processes
  • Compensation issues: payment of overtime
  • Use of alternative workforces: leased workers, independent contractors
  • All employment and employee-related issues with mergers and acquisitions
  • Defamation claims: references, appraisals
  • Government contractor issues: affirmative actions plans, Drug Free Workplace Act, compliance with Executive Orders, etc.

Labor relations

  • Union avoidance
  • Counseling on/managing union elections
  • Contract bargaining and contract drafting
  • Representation before National Labor Relations Board and in labor arbitrations

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