Labor & Employment

Halling Meza attorneys provide advice and counseling to employers and professional employer organizations on a variety of human resource matters, such as employee hiring, exempt/non-exempt classification, sexual harassment, stock options, leave of absence, discipline and termination.  We regularly draft employment agreements and policies, including:

  • Executive employment agreements
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Employee handbooks
  • Sexual harassment policies
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Internet/e-mail usage policies
  • Separation agreements
  • Equity compensation
  • Employee arbitration agreements

 

Disputes and Litigation

Our attorneys regularly represent clients in labor related disputes, including those pertaining to:

  • Affirmative action
  • Disability access and accommodation
  • Employee benefits and ERISA
  • Employee privacy and defamation
  • OSHA
  • Stock options
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Public works and prevailing wage law
  • Whistle blower actions
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets
  • Unfair labor practice charges
  • Wage and hour
  • Workplace privacy and workplace violence
  • Wrongful termination and reductions in force