- Counseling and Training
- Employment Contracts
- Non-Competition Agreements
- Workers' Compensation Retaliation
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
COUNSELING AND TRAINING
You can depend on us to counsel you on various employment law matters, including drafting employment policies and handbooks and conducting workplace investigations. We provide extensive training on the most up-to-date employment discrimination laws, as well as perform internal audits to ensure compliance with state and federal laws.
EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LITIGATION
HWA has extensive experience successfully representing clients in cases before juries and in non-jury trials. We represent clients before administrative agencies, including The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission.
We also represent management in all areas of labor and employment law, including matters involving:
- Age discrimination
- Race discrimination
- Gender discrimination
- National origin discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- Disability discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and
- Workers’ compensation retaliation claims
EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AND NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENTS
HWA Labor and Employment attorneys stay current on the state of the law with regard to non-competition agreements. We are experts at negotiating, drafting and litigating non-competition agreements, employment contracts, and separation and release agreements.
WAGE AND HOUR DISPUTES
Our experts help you mitigate any allegations involving improper wage practices that will significantly impact employers. We handle employee classification issues to ensure compliance under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), defend Department of Labor audits, and vigorously represent our clients in wage and hour lawsuits. HWA also has the capability to advise clients on various issues including Form I-9 compliance.