Upstate New York Employment & Labor Lawyers
You didn't start your business looking to spend your time dealing with employment and labor issues. Unfortunately, that often becomes the reality for business owners in today's world. If you are facing legal problems related to your employees, you need an experienced attorney on your side.
At Cooper Erving & Savage LLP, our firm has been practicing litigation in Upstate New York for nearly 200 years. Our attorneys have extensive experience and a long track record of success handling labor and employment issues for businesses of all sizes.
When the success of your business is on the line, you need the experience of Cooper Erving & Savage. Contact us today at 1-888-352-3751 to schedule an appointment with an experienced litigator.
At Cooper Erving & Savage LLP, our experienced litigator Phillip G. Steck handles a broad range of employment and labor matters for businesses at the state and federal level including:
- Discrimination claims
- Non-compete contracts
- Severance agreements
- ERISA and EEOC
- Free speech claims
- Due process claims
- Sexual harassment
- FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
- FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act)
- Prevailing wage
- Union-management relations
Collective Bargaining Issues
Our firm is happy to provide businesses with advice and counsel as you negotiate collective bargaining agreements and handle union grievances. Our attorneys do not, however, help employees fight against union organization drives or participate in other forms of union-busting.
Our firm obtains worker visas for corporate clients and advises employers on matters related to the complex employment verification and anti-discrimination obligations of federal immigration laws. We counsel clients in connection with I-9 protocols and audits and management of the hiring and termination process.
Labor and Employment
Successfully prosecuted case for teacher's aide fired for union activity. Bennett v. Lucier, 2010 U.S. Dist LEXIS 130308 (N.D.N.Y. 2010). Phillip G. Steck
Challenged rule that shareholders of foreign corporations are not liable for unpaid wages in the highest court of New York State. Stuto v. Kerber, 18 N.Y.3d 909 (2012). Phillip G. Steck
Confidential settlements of claims by clients who alleged disability discrimination ( Phillip G. Steck), sex discrimination ( Brian W. Matula), sexual harassment ( Phillip G. Steck, Brian W. Matula), age discrimination ( Brian W. Matula), race discrimination ( Brian W. Matula), and national origin discrimination ( Brian W. Matula) claims.
Contact Us to Speak With an Employment and Labor Attorney
We have tremendous experience in employment and labor cases. When you come to our firm with your legal needs, you can count on receiving skilled representation. To schedule an appointment with one of our experienced litigators, contact us today.