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Representing Employers in a Wide Range of Litigation Matters

There is no question that employers of all sizes and types can face complaints from or disputes with employees. Even if you have clear and fair employment policies and believe you have strong employee morale, there is always the possibility that a conflict can arise with an employee. When this happens, it is best to address the matter head-on, aiming to resolve the problem before it escalates any further.

In some situations, employees will escalate complaints and take legal action despite an employer’s attempts to find a resolution. When litigation involving your employees arises, it is critical to seek representation from an experienced employment litigation lawyer.

While some companies have in-house legal departments to address such litigation, most employers do not have the need or budget for on-demand legal services. The good news is that the skilled employment litigation attorneys at Farmer, Farmer & Brown Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in Iowa are ready to help.

Common Litigation Matters Involving Employees

There are many, many labor and employment laws on both the federal and state level with which employers must comply. Any suspected or alleged violation of these laws can result in a legal claim. Some federal laws that might be involved in employment litigation include the following:

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • The Equal Pay Act
  • The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1866 (Section 1981)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Executive Order 11246 (the Contract Compliance Program)
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • The Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act (WARN)

In addition, claims may be brought under state or local laws, and our legal team is ready to assist with any type of employment litigation.

The Litigation Process

In some situations, employees will need to bring claims before federal or state agencies before they take the matter to court. Our law firm can represent employers before the Department of Labor (DOL), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), as well as state agencies.

If a case escalates into a lawsuit in civil court, we are experienced litigators who understand how to use the litigation process to your advantage in your defense. Whether you face claims involving immigration, unpaid wages, or any other type of violation, our firm can stand up for your company in court.

Consult with Our Experienced Iowa Employment Litigation Lawyers Right Away

At Farmer, Farmer & Brown Law Firm, P.L.L.C. we know that litigation can be costly and time-consuming for employers. We always seek to resolve legal conflicts or complaints as efficiently as possible, and will advocate for your position in court when needed. Call (512) 894-2128 or contact us online to schedule a consultation about a possible case today.


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