In the current business landscape, businesses large and small face many challenges when it comes to their workforce. Reitler’s Employment, Compensation & Benefits practice understands the burdens of today’s employer and works to alleviate them by utilizing a combination of business savvy and legal knowledge and experience.
Employers seek to incentivize workers in a mutually beneficial financial manner while also fostering a positive work environment for their employees. Employers must also implement certain procedures and practices in the workplace to reduce their litigation risk, adding another layer of complexity to an already difficult equation.
We have helped guide companies, both industry-leaders and nascent enterprises, through a vast number of employment issues. We advise clients on best practices in hiring and termination of employment, reductions in workforce, personnel policies and employee handbooks, and preparing employment agreements that best help our clients’ business. Additionally, the Practice has expertise in defending corporate employers in disputes such as: claims of wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims. Our Practice has also successfully litigated or settled cases involving violation of non-compete, non-solicitation, confidentiality of employment and consultant agreements and/or IP assignment agreements.