Employment Law and Labor Relations

In the ever-changing world of employment and labor law, one thing that remains a constant is the need for employers to have a trouble-free workplace. Chartwell Law has a team of attorneys dedicated to the practice of employment law and labor relations who provide counseling and representation in all areas that impact an organization’s work environment.

Chartwell Law represents employers from assorted industries and businesses. Our clients include employers from the private and public sectors who are both diverse in size and their operations. Clients range from small independent businesses to large multi-national corporations to government agencies. We represent companies hailing from industries such as insurance, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, employment staffing, finance, education, transportation, freight and courier, hospitality, and more. Our clients are located throughout the United States and range from small independent businesses with one location to large corporations with widespread operations spanning the country.

The employment and labor law attorneys of Chartwell Law provide counsel to prevent workplace problems but if an issue does occur, our attorneys provide effective solutions from the onset of the problem through its investigation while being mindful of the economic impact on clients, in terms of both exposure and cost-effectiveness. Chartwell Law provides valuable and practical legal advice for a variety of employee relations issues to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance in the daily issues that arise, including:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Counseling
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Wage and Hour Laws
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)
  • Grievance Arbitrations
  • Harassment
  • Hostile Workplace
  • Internal Investigations
  • Noncompete Agreements
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Records Retentions
  • Reductions in Force
  • Section 1981
  • Separation and Severance Agreements
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Union Negotiations
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)
  • Workplace Violence Avoidance
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Training

Chartwell Law attorneys have years of experience litigating cases before state and federal courts and administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), and Division on Civil Rights (“DCR”). Though the standards, personnel and procedures differ at each agency, the approach we take does not.