Labor and Employment Litigation and Counseling
Employment Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment
- National Origin
- Family Medical Leave Act
- ERISA (medical, retiree, pension benefits)
- Workers’ Compensation Retaliation
Overtime claims (Fair Labor Standards Act)
- FLSA litigation – misclassification and off-the-clock claims
- Wage and Hour counseling
Department of Labor Investigations/Audits
FLSA and I-9 audits
COBRA Notice Violations
Responding to EEOC or TWC discrimination charges
Independent contractor classification
Employment Contracts/Non-Compete Agreements
- Drafting and reviewing
- Temporary Restraining Orders
- Temporary Injunctions
- Interference with employment contract
- Public policy (Sabine Pilot) wrongful termination
Employee Handbooks and Policies
Victim Of Discrimination At Your Workplace? Consult Houston’s Discrimination Attorney
If you have been the victim of discrimination in the workplace, you should speak with an employment attorney. This attorney will lay out your options for responding to the situation, which may include filing a charge of discrimination with a state agency, writing a letter of inquiry into a possible settlement, or filing a full-blown lawsuit in court. They will explain the advantages and disadvantages of each and revisit them throughout your case. After discussing your options with the attorney, you will be better able to decide which course of action is the most appropriate for you.
Hiring an employment discrimination lawyer can help you make the most of the legal process and avoid the pitfalls that often accompany these cases. Dealing with the discrimination issue can be stressful and time-consuming, and the process of filing a lawsuit can add to your stress. Hiring an attorney to lead your case will give you confidence that your case will be handled correctly and effectively. Your lawyer will also make sure that you file your lawsuit in time.
We Help With Discrimination Against Race, Age, Gender & More
In addition to a comprehensive knowledge of employment law, an employment discrimination attorney will also be skilled at case-building and negotiation. Employers who engage in discriminatory practices are often engaged in bullying, harassment, and other actions that are harmful to their employees. Fortunately, employment attorneys can lead you through the negotiation process and if necessary, into court. Ultimately, the goal is to get the best possible settlement. For this reason, it is essential to hire an employment discrimination lawyer to fight for your rights.
A skilled employment discrimination lawyer will guide you through the complaint process so you can make sure that your case is properly documented. Gathering evidence is difficult and complicated, so hiring a lawyer will ensure the best chance for a successful outcome. Contact Sud Law P.C. to get started!