EMPLOYMENT LAW

Our Proactive Approach

We take a proactive approach by helping large and small business owners handle the complicated issues involved in managing employees. We often help our clients avoid disputes and penalties by staying abreast of the latest developments in employment law and guiding employers to ensure compliance within the law. We counsel employers regarding performance evaluations, proper disciplinary procedures, and terminations and assist in drafting employment contracts, confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements, employee handbooks, and related documents.

Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP has effectively handled a wide array of employment law issues and educated employers on matters such as:

  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Title VII discrimination claims, including sexual harassment
  • Nebraska Fair Employment Practices Act (FEPA) claims
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage and hour issues, including minimum wage, employee exemptions, overtime, equal pay, child labor, Davis-Bacon compliance and Department of Labor audits
  • 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claims
  • Whistleblower and retaliation
  • Employee duty of loyalty, fiduciary duties, and unfair competition
  • Appropriate hiring and firing, performance evaluation, lay-offs, reductions-in-force, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements
  • Misappropriation of confidential information and trade secrets
  • Employee handbooks, including the necessary training to ensure compliance
  • Employee discipline and discharge
  • Seminars and management training on sexual harassment prevention, employee hiring, discipline and discharge, documentation and other employment matters
  • OSHA/ workplace safety-related employment matters
  • National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practices
  • Workers’ compensation
  • I-9 and employment eligibility verification issues
  • Employment issues and litigation in administrative agencies, state and federal district and appellate courts

Nationally Recognized Employment Law Attorneys

Our attorneys are AV-rated* by Martindale-Hubbell, and attorneys in our firm have earned the Chambers USA top lawyer ranking for being “well-versed in employment law and helpful in addressing employment issues.”

*AV is the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell and is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary.

When Dispute Resolution Doesn’t Work, Count on our Experienced Litigators

While our attorneys are known for providing creative and innovative solutions to avoid employment disputes, sometimes litigation is the next best step. When this happens, employers may rest assured that we are experienced litigators with a depth of experience, thoroughness, and confidence you expect from your attorney

OUR EMPLOYMENT LAW ATTORNEYS