Many legal issues can be solved inexpensively when approached proactively. The Employment and Labor Law Practice Group provides extensive assistance to employers to prevent claims before they arise, or to minimize their impact. Our attorneys have real-life experience and practical solutions for employers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. The following are examples of some of the most common preventive solutions that Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. provides to employers:

  • Drafting and updating employee manuals.
  • Sexual harassment training.
  • Anti-discrimination training (diversity training).
  • Racial profiling sensitivity/awareness training
  • Auditing FLSA compliance issues (overtime and employee classification issues).
  • Updating job descriptions for ADA (disabilities law) and FLSA purposes.
  • Drafting sexual harassment and anti-discrimination policies.
  • Drafting Internet, computer use, privacy and other policies.
  • Drafting employee contracts and non-compete agreements.
  • Drafting and implementing policies designed to protect against theft of trade secrets.
  • Providing advice on how and when to terminate employees to avoid legal claims.
  • Supervisor training on documenting employee discipline.
  • Supervisor training on how to conduct an interview without violating the laws against discrimination.
  • Supervisor training on how to avoid (and respond to) union grievance issues.
  • Supervisor training on investigating sexual harassment or other workplace complaints.
  • Drafting policies on violence in the workplace.
  • Training employees and managers regarding violence in the workplace.