Work lawyers represent individuals handling illegal employment issues according to workplace law. A workplace attorney manages cases including employment discrimination, union issues, employer retaliation, and wage issues involving overtime.
If you are employed in the United States and suspect that your employer is violating workplace law, call us immediately.
What Can A Work Attorney Do For You?
Frankly, work lawyers advocate for employee rights. Whether you want legal advice or a lawsuit expert, a work attorney knows employment law. He or she leverages the law on your behalf whether using one of the major laws such as Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, The Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, or using a lesser known law.
1. Workplace Law knowledge
Employment law in the USA is guided by a host of laws focusing on different aspects of employment. A workplace lawyer interacts with employment law on a daily basis, meaning he or she is continually building on an already thorough knowledge of workplace law.
Work lawyers know these laws and more.
- U.S. Department of Labor
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
2. Legal Counsel
Sometimes you face uncomfortable situations in your workplace such as workplace harassment or workplace bullying. Figuring out what to do can be complicated. A workplace attorney offers legal advice for how to handle inappropriate employment environments. He or she can help you map out next steps, too.
3. Powerful Negotiation
A work lawyer negotiates for you. If you file a complaint against your employer and receive mediation, a work attorney advises you on how to conduct yourself in this area. The very presence of a lawyer will aid your case against your employer. Moreover, your work lawyer advocates and demands a favorable settlement for you.
4. Save Money
Although you might fear losing money by hiring a lawyer, if you are already dealing with a lawsuit, a work lawyer has the best chance of not only gaining you money but also saving your wallet. Workplace lawyers negotiate for your employer to cover damages done to you by employment discrimination or another misdemeanor.
5. Prepare Your Case
Routinely, work lawyers build successful employment cases. Knowledge of the law, the complaint process, and past cases aid your lawyer in developing your case. Most of all, your workplace attorney pieces your evidence and information together creating an incriminating case against your employer.
What Employment Areas Do Work Lawyers Cover?
Work lawyers focus primarily on advocating for the rights of employees. Therefore, work lawyers cover all areas of employment law.
The U.S. Department of Labor outlines and details the rights of employees throughout the United States, regulating the work force through an extensive law system and collection of boards. This creates the foundation for all workplace law.
The below list offers specific areas that work lawyers cover.
- Employment Discrimination
- Executive & Professional Exit Strategies
- FMLA Termination
- Military & USERRA Discrimination
- Overtime Pay
- Severance Agreement Negotiation
- Unemployment Benefits
- Union Issues
- Unpaid Wages
If you are an employee and have dealt with questionable employer practices, contact a work lawyer who will know how to navigate your case under the law.
KM&A Employment Law Practices Areas
KM&A Employment Law Practice Areas
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