While your workforce is most likely your largest business expense, it may also be your most valuable asset. Employers cannot lose sight of the importance of effective personnel policy management and regulatory compliance to contain employee turnover, minimize risk, and keep human resources running efficiently.
Whether your business is a large international corporation or small one-office entity, our Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety lawyers have the knowledge and resources to provide counsel and guidance on the myriad of day-to-day employment requirements that impact your human resources function. We continuously follow employment law and employment practice trends across the globe so that we can proactively identify issues our clients may face and be prepared to react when issues arise.
Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers provides employers with timely and practical advice on the increasingly technical requirements and overlapping provisions of employment statutes, regulations, and case law. Through business-focused advice and proactive counseling on the changing employment landscape, we help clients minimize the potential for lawsuits and increase the likelihood of success when they occur. With the ability to draw on experience covering a large number of industries, multiple jurisdictions, and related areas such as tax, employee benefits, white-collar investigations and enforcement, and government relations, we are uniquely situated to provide comprehensive, multifaceted advice on complex issues facing employers today.
Clients turn to our Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety lawyers for advice and counsel on all aspects of day-to-day employment law, including:
- Employee handbooks and personnel policies;
- Reductions in force;
- Human resources audits;
- Affirmative action plans;
- Employee discipline and termination;
- Workplace safety and security;
- Leaves of absence;
- Accommodation of disabilities;
- Substance abuse;
- Staff and management training;
- Unemployment compensation;
- Immigration and employee mobility issues;
- Employment agreements;
- Non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants;
- Insurance coverage for employment-related liabilities;
- Harassment; and
- Internal investigations
From our offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States, we are able to provide our clients with employment law advice in numerous countries. Where we are not licensed to practice, we frequently work with local counsel to ensure compliance with employment laws wherever our clients’ businesses take them.