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© 2019 by JBJ Legal

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR

JBJ Legal represents employees and employers in all aspects of the employment relationships. We understand that our role as strategic advisers is to assist our clients with the realization of their goals without unnecessary acrimony, cost, or delay.

 

 

JBJ Legal is here to help protect and value the employment relationship for every person involved, including offering the following services:

  • We assist clients with litigation in federal and state courts in Indiana and across the country, as well as dispute resolution through mediation and arbitration of the following types of legal issues:

    • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”)

    • Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)

    • Wage and hour disputes under the Fair Labor Standard Act (“FLSA”) and state laws covering the payment of wages

    • Claims for employment benefits

    • Civil rights claims under Section 1983.

    • Unlawful employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”)

    • Sexual harassment, assault, battery, or other gender or sexual orientation-based discrimination

    • Retaliatory or unlawful discharge

    • Enforcement of Employment Agreements and Restrictive Covenant Agreements, such as non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality provisions​​

    • Employee theft or embezzlement

    • Misappropriation of trade secrets

    • Disputes over ownership, assignment, or licensing of intellectual property developed by employees

    • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”)

    • Equal Pay Act (“EPA”)

    • Fair Labor standards Act (“FLSA”)

    • Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”)

    • Hiring and firing practices

    • Investigations and claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)

    • Investigations and claims before Local Civil Rights Commissions

    • Position statements before the EEOC or local commissions

    • Whistleblower claims

  • Review, negotiation, drafting, and guidance regarding all contractual arrangements pertaining to the employment relationship, including,

    • ​Offers of Employment

    • Employment Agreements

    • Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation, and/or Non-Disclosure Agreements

    • Client Purchase Agreements

    • Independent Contractor Agreements

    • Severance or Separation of Employment Agreements

    • Releases and Waivers of Claims

    • Employee Handbooks, training on policies and procedures, monitoring and guidance on best practices in the workplace

  • We offer clients proactive guidance on the full range of employment issues, including employee discipline and background investigations and requirements under laws as diverse as FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, WARN, COBRA and their state and local counterparts

  • Professional Licensing and Consumer Complaints filed with the Attorney General