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    EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW

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    The Employment and Labor Law Team at McGuire, Wood & Bissette provides tailored, practical guidance for all of your employment-related needs, whether you are a manufacturing employer with more than 200 employees or a non-profit starting out with just five. Employers rely on us to handle all aspects of employee-relations issues. Our Employment and Labor Law Team can draft policies, procedures and contracts; provide compliance training, advice and audits; and represent you in front of governmental agencies and state and federal courts. Employment law is not one-size fits all. Instead, to provide comprehensive employment advice, we need to understand your business to help you manage one of its most important assets — your workforce.

    Representative Employment and Labor Law Services

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    • Advising employers on employee complaints, leave and termination decisions
    • Drafting and negotiating employee contracts and non-compete agreements
    • Preparing and revising employment policies and handbooks
    • Responding to EEOC charges, NC DOL complaints and OSHA citations
    • Investigating fraud, harassment and related complaints
    • Determining whether employees are properly classified and paid
    • Representing employers in NC DOL and US DOL wage audits
    • Defending lawsuits brought by employees in federal and state courts
    • Enforcing and defending non-competition, trade secret and proprietary information lawsuits
    • Workers compensation compliance
    • Training supervisors and employees on harassment prevention and risk mitigation
    • Labor law representation, including negotiating collective bargaining agreements, defending unfair labor practice charges and conducting union avoidance training
    • Federal contractor compliance, including affirmative action plans and OFCCP audits