Labor and Employment Lawyers For Businesses

Employment Lawyers Located in New York, NY & Stamford, CT

We represent businesses with respect to labor and employment and wage/hour law. If your company is confronted with a charge of discrimination or a lawsuit, we can provide a vigorous and strategic defense.

Of equal import, we provide preventative counseling and compliance policies to business owners in order to help them anticipate and prevent unnecessary litigation. BLG, for example, assists clients in drafting employment contracts, handbooks and related policies to ensure that their workplace is efficient and lawful. We can also provide training to employees and supervisors to make sure they understand the law and maintain a successful work team. Please contact us to learn more about our law firm. We serve New York, NY, and Stamford, CT.

Employment Law For Businesses

Workplace Policies and Procedures

  • Employee Handbooks and Employment Policies
  • Compliance with Federal, State and Local Laws Against Discrimination
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance (FLSA)
  • Compliance with Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act Requirements (ADA)
  • Compliance with Laws Regarding Pay and Employee Compensation
  • Implementing Progressive Discipline
  • Administering Appropriate Performance Reviews
  • Best Practices for Hiring and Termination Employees

Employment and Commercial Litigation

If you are sued for a violation of the discrimination or wage/hour laws we can help. BLG has experienced litigators familiar with the judges and courts. We also handle non-compete and commercial litigation.

Management of an Organized or Union Free Workforce

BLG has experience with traditional labor law issues and can help you with the management of your workforce within the parameters of a Collective Bargaining Agreement. If you wish to re-negotiate an agreement in place, we can work with you to accomplish that goal as well. Areas of focus at BLG include but are not limited to:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Labor Relations Management
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Grievance Arbitrations
  • Elections and Election Related Issues
  • Matters and Trials Before The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

Diversity Training and Implementation

BLG offers on-site training, seminars and preventative counseling for various categories of personnel on the following topics:

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Other Forms of Discrimination (Gender, Race, National Origin, Disability, Religion, Sexual Orientation, etc.)

Workplace Security and Privacy

It is essential that your workplace remain safe. BLG will help you to ensure the safety of your personnel and the proprietary information they work with. We can advise you on decisions with respect to:

  • Management of Personnel Records
  • Employee Surveillance
  • Email Monitoring
  • Medical Records Management
  • Drug Testing
  • Confidentiality and Trade Secret Protection