Employment Law

Pemberton Law has a team of attorneys who practice employment law and have experience dealing with labor and employment matters.  We have represented clients in municipalities and school districts, transportation, health care, energy, utilities, manufacturing, warehousing, retail and service establishments, and banking and lending.

Our attorneys have experience in:

Human Resources Counseling & Risk Reduction
Hiring, firing, discipline, investigations, reductions in force, economic lay-offs, performance improvement plans, last chance agreements, FMLA issues, medical leave, wage and hour laws, and affirmative action compliance and plans.

Discrimination
MDHR/EEOC claims, sexual harassment, age, race, religion and disability claims.

PELRA Issues, Litigation, Negotiations & Labor Union Disputes
NLRB and BMS petitions and elections, unfair labor practices, collective bargaining agreements.

Employee Leave Law Compliance
FMLA, paternity and military leave.

Employment Contract Claims
Covenants not to compete, breach of employment contract, wrongful termination, severance agreements and defamation.

Arbitration
BMS, AAA, NLRB, veteran's preference, and other arbitration matters.

Employee Benefits
Employee welfare and benefit plan practices.

Regulatory Compliance
Wage and hour laws, workers compensation, unemployment compensation, OSHA.

Preparation and Drafting
Employment manuals, policies, employment contracts and collective bargaining agreements.