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Employment Law For Employers

Employment law is a highly specialized field of the law. Large corporations to family-owned businesses to start-up companies today are governed by ever changing employment regulations and legislation.  Galdean Law Firm is thoroughly familiar with state and federal employment laws, from policy development and employee relations to employment litigation and representation in proceedings.

Galdean Law Firm helps clients address management issues and adversarial matters in industries such as manufacturing, education, health care, construction, agriculture, professional services, government, and natural resources. 

Galdean Law Firm works cooperatively with in-house counsel, human resource departments, and managers in handling all employment-related issues.  These issues include federal and state employment law compliance, preparation of personnel policies, advising on employment agreements, employee discipline, discrimination claims, workers' compensation, and safety regulations.

The Galdean Law Firm understands the impact labor and employment issues can have on a business. With comprehensive experience in every facet of employment law, Galdean Law Firm provides innovative solutions to deliver exceptional results to its clients.

The firm's broad-based employment practice include:

  • Employment-related counseling
  • Human Resource counseling and training
  • Litigating employment disputes
  • Handling wrongful discharge cases before state and federal agencies
  • Handling both representation and unfair labor practice proceedings before the NLRB
  • Providing employee benefits advice and litigation services
  • Conducting preventative Self-Audits
  • Conducting Form I-9 Audits and Wage Audits
  • Preparing Executive Contracts
  • Assisting with hiring Employees
  • Advising on Employee Discipline and Employee Termination
  • Preparing employment agreements and severance agreements
  • Conducting Internal Investigations
  • Advising and preparing Executive Compensation arrangements

 At the Firm, litigation experience exists with the following:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Retaliatory discharge
  • Breach of contract
  • Sexual harassment
  • Covenants not to compete
  • FLSA
  • Tort theories
  • FMLA
  • Wage and hour collective actions
  • Injunctions under state and federal law

Representative Experience of Trinidad Galdean:

  • Defended public and private employers in complex employment cases involving claims of gender, race, disability, and age discrimination.
  • Handled FLSA / Wage and Hour issues for clients both in litigation and in the investigative stage by the Department of Labor.
  • Conducted internal investigations in English and Spanish on key compliance issues for employers.
  • Assisted clients in the preparation of employment agreements and separation agreements in connection with the hiring and termination of employees.
  • Counseled clients on the development of legally sustainable post-offer of employment and return to work medical fitness for duty guidelines, including use of prescribed medications among commercial vehicle operators and sudden incapacitation of employees in safety-sensitive positions.
  • Represented employers in employee grievance arbitrations.
  • Represented employers and employees on age, sex, disability, veteran, religion, and race discrimination claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state Human Relations Commission.
  • Represented employers on alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Counseled employers in employment-related matters, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, reductions in force, hiring, terminations, and handbooks and policies.
  • Represented employers in unemployment and harassment litigation.
  • Conducted workforce and supervisor training in employment-related matters.
  • Counseled public and private employers concerning a variety of state and federal employment laws, including the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, OWBPA, NLRA, Title VII, OSHA, MSHA, and immigration laws.  


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