Labor and Employment Law

The proliferation of federal and state laws and regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment requires attorneys with expertise in labor and employment law. For over two decades, the attorneys of the Gibbs Giden  Labor and Employment Department have provided this expertise to a wide range of private businesses, municipalities and institutions.

In order to promote a healthy workplace environment and avoid employment disputes, Gibbs Giden emphasizes preventative counseling and education. We assist our clients in preparing employee handbooks, personnel policies, and employment procedures that foster positive employee relations.

We assist our clients in ensuring compliance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Labor Commissioner, and the Federal Department of Labor. We also provide counseling and advice in response to union organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice charges.

When employment disputes arise, Gibbs Giden provides exceptional and cost-effective representation to our employer clients. Our attorneys have extensive experience defending against claims of:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Federal and State Courts
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing
  • State and Federal Appellate Courts

We have also defended employers against claims filed with the National Labor Relations Board, the California Labor Commissioner, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Industrial Relations, the Employment Development Department, and the Federal Department of Labor. We advise employers with respect to union elections, strikes, secondary boycotts, prevailing wages and fair labor standards issues.

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Call us at (310) 552-3400 to find out more about scheduling an in-house seminar on any of the following Labor and Employment Law topics:

  • Updating Employee Manuals
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Training

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