Labor & Employment

Labor & Employment

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We advise clients on compliance and avoidance of workplace disputes and are also adept at ardently representing them in all forms of administrative proceedings, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution when necessary.


gunnercooke emphasizes a practical, business-focused approach to handling labor and employment matters, from local to global. Our expertise spans the employment life cycle, as we offer solutions-minded compliance counseling on issues involving recruiting, hiring, administration of the employment relationship, compensation and benefits, and separation.

We help our clients execute multijurisdictional and multi-country reductions in force. Our attorneys handle all types of employee disputes including employment discrimination claims, wage-hour matters, and union issues, and our lawyers have extensive experience across numerous industries, business sizes and structures, operational priorities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors across a variety of industries.

We can leverage this experience to guide you in matters involving one employee or thousands, at a single worksite, or across many in different jurisdictions, optimizing policies and practices for worldwide compliance.

Our advice encompasses:

  • Administrative Agency Complaints
  • Affirmative Action Plans
  • Anti-Harassment & Anti-Discrimination Policies and Training
  • Anti-Bullying & Anti-Power-Harassment Policies and Training
  • Class & Collective Actions
  • Climate Assessments
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Data Protection for Employee Data
  • Disability Accommodation
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives, Surveys
  • Drug Testing, Alcohol and Substance-Abuse Issues
  • Employee Policies & Handbooks
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Discrimination Litigation
  • Employee Engagement
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family & Medical Leave Act
  • Global Employee Mobility
  • Grievance Arbitration
  • International Labor & Employment
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Leaves of Absence
  • National Labor Relations Board Proceedings
  • Non-Competes & Restrictive Covenants
  • Payroll & Benefits Compliance
  • Reductions in Force, Redundancies, Economic Terminations
  • Restrictive Covenants, Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, and Unfair Competition
  • Remedial Measures Implementation
  • Severance Agreements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Training and Coaching for individual employees or groups
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Union Organization
  • Wage and Hour Audits, Compliance, and Litigation
  • WARN Act
  • Worker Classification
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Works Council Consultation

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