Civil Litigation > Employment Litigation
McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A., has a dynamic and growing employment law practice, dedicated to both preventative training and defense litigation. We represent a broad spectrum of clients, including prominent business leaders; government agencies and non-profits organizations; and local, national, and international companies. We work directly with management and are approved by insurance companies for defense of claims covered by Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI).
The McConnaughhay Firm has a proven track record of success in helping employers address a variety of management-oriented workplace legal issues, including personnel policies and procedures development, workplace dispute resolution practices, and harassment and discrimination training. In today's changing economic climate, administrative and judicial litigation is often unavoidable, and we work closely with our clients to effectively resolve matters as quickly and efficiently as possible.
We offer our clients services including, but not limited to:
Designing employment policies and handbooks covering: hiring; discipline; promotion; termination; discrimination; leave entitlements; behavior, including workplace violence and sexual harassment; worker's compensation; unemployment compensation; wage and hour issues; promotional opportunities; disability accommodations; drug-free workplace; internal complaints; and dispute resolution.
Conducting employee and manager training sessions related to workplace behavior, hiring and termination, discrimination, and harassment.
Counseling employers on how to properly respond to discrimination or other complaint, and effective steps for minimizing the possibility of future litigation.
Organizing pre-litigation factual investigations, particularly in situations where litigation is anticipated, to preserve testimony and evidence favorable to our clients.
Performing employment audits to ensure that employers are in compliance with all applicable state and federal labor and employment laws.
Defending clients in all types of labor and employment litigation matters, including state and federal discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, Family and Medical Leave Act claims, and unemployment compensation claims.
Our strong presence in Florida provides a distinct advantage to our clients. We are familiar with the local environment and are well positioned to advise clients on all issues impacting employment relationship. Attorney involvement in professional associates additionally enables us to stay abreast of the latest labor and employment developments. Additionally, with offices strategically located throughout the state, we are able to intervene quickly anywhere an issue might arise.
The McConnaughhay Firm is a recognized leader in educating the business community on issues related to employment law. As we strive to provide value-added serves, we offer extensive resources and information. We regularly conduct seminars to educate clients on this ever-changing area of law, and we constantly update our firm's website to provide the most recent case law updates.
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