Labor and Employment
Broad and Cassel represents a diverse group of local, statewide and regional employers in labor and employment law matters, including:
- Employment policies and procedures manuals
- Management development and training
- Discrimination cases based on race, sex, age, disability, national origin and religion
- Whistleblower retaliations
- Family Medical Leave Act
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Harassment issues in the workplace
- Public accommodation cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Issues involving wage and hour regulations
- Wrongful termination
- Non-competition and confidentiality enforcement
- Litigation and dispute resolution
Broad and Cassel has also successfully represented clients in union organizing attempts and have handled collective bargaining negotiations. We routinely represent employers in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Florida Commission on Human Rights, the Public Employees Relations Commission, and various state EEO deferral agencies.
“Ongoing representation to numerous employers, providing day-to-day advice on all aspects of human resources issues, including disciplinary actions, terminations, reductions in force, discrimination/harassment investigations, leaves of absence and overtime.”
Recent experience includes:
- Representation of an employer and its employees against a former employer, resulting in the appellate court’s finding that the non-compete was unenforceable.
- Representation of an employer in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements.
- Ongoing representation to numerous employers, providing day-to-day advice on all aspects of human resources issues, including disciplinary actions, terminations, reductions in force, discrimination/harassment investigations, leaves of absence and overtime.
- Representation of an employer regarding union organizing attempts and unfair labor practice charges.
- Representation of several employers defending claims of age discrimination, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, disability discrimination, wrongful discharge and retaliatory discharge.