The Gibbs Law Firm
MARYLAND & WASHINGTON, DC EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY
Employment law is comprised of federal, state and local laws, administrative rulings, legal precedents and best practices which encompass all areas of the employer/employee relationship. Employment law is governed by thousands of federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions. Some of the issues addressed by employment law are: employee benefits (health & welfare), 401k plans, employment discrimination, hiring, termination, harassment, wages, unemployment compensation, pension plans, workplace safety, and workers’ compensation as well as many other areas not specifically mentioned here.
Human Resources professionals are important players in the workplace and can assist companies manage and implement employment laws through policies and procedures. However, in the absence of the advice, support, and representation of competent legal counsel, many companies fail to keep abreast of the rapidly changing laws governing employment, engage in poor decision making relative to the employer and employee relationship and consequently, are ill-equipped to effectively implement necessary changes within their companies to maintain compliance and avoid legal pitfalls. In these instances, the workplace can devolve into a hot bed of litigation. Work with our firm to have the support of an experienced employment attorney to assist your HR staff or provide legal guidance for your management team. If you or company does business in Maryland or DC discuss your employment issues with an experience employment attorney.
Employment disputes should be handled with care and not taken lightly. If your organization is under the threat of or involved in an employment lawsuit, contact our firm to speak to an experienced employment litigation lawyer. Call us immediately at 240.403.4071.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA)
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq., is a federal law that requires employers to pay minimum wages, compensate employees working overtime, provide equal pay for equal work and regulates child labor standards.
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