Labor & Employment

The Labor & Employment Team of SBR Law Group provides practical, proactive advice to help manage the corporate workforce. The Team counsels employers on the full range of human resource and employment law challenges confronted by private sector employers and litigates such matters in state and federal agencies and courts. In addition, the Team trains managers, supervisors and employees on practical human resource topics such as unlawful harassment, anti-bullying, conducting performance reviews, union awareness and avoidance, employee duties to the company and employee social media use.

SBR Law Group’s Labor & Employment Team advocates a proactive, forward-looking approach to corporate employment and labor issues as the best way for businesses to save legal costs related to their workforce. As a result, the Team provides practical advice designed to minimize legal issues related to labor and employment. When an employee does commence litigation against his or her employer, SBR Law Group’s Labor & Employment Team acts as defense counsel against such employee claims in the various forums in which such litigation arises.

Among the Team’s areas of proactive expertise are the following:

  • Day-to-day human resources advice and counseling
  • Employment policy drafting and advice
  • Labor and employment litigation
  • Defense of discrimination and other wrongful discharge claims
  • Wage and hour advice and litigation
  • Advice in mergers and acquisitions affecting the workforce
  • Employee, supervisor and management training
  • Anti-harassment training
  • Employment agreements
  • Non-competition and confidentiality agreements
  • Occupational safety and health issues
  • Defense of unemployment and workers’ compensation claims
  • Management of employee substance abuse and drug testing
  • Social media issues affecting employment