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Employers face unprecedented workplace regulation and risk. Managing employees has become more difficult, and the potential consequences of mismanagement—or even perceived mismanagement—have become more dire. Husch Blackwell takes a service-first approach to assisting employers. Our labor and employment law team partners with clients to minimize risk and to aggressively solve labor and employment issues, whether through program development, day-to-day counseling or labor dispute resolution. And when trial is your best option, we are your fiercest advocates.
The attorneys on our labor and employment law team are entrepreneurial and innovative in their approaches, and aggressive and bold in their strategies. We are comfortable in front of juries, and from the moment we are engaged, we prepare cases as if they will be tried before juries. We may not, but we will always be prepared.
Identifying and eliminating potential risks can help avert legal troubles. Our labor and employment law team counsels employers locally, regionally and nationally on state-of-the-art policy development and implementation and best practices in managing employees. Additionally, we advise on:
Employment practices often support business models and strategic plans. We have the experience and skills to protect these practices and steer you through the litigation process. Our national litigation work includes:
Our team clarified important points of law regarding CBAs in this class action suit. 
Vaccine mandates present interesting issues for the unionized employer.
"While predicting the future from certain presidential appointments and executive orders can be problematic, they point to changes ahead for federal contractors in the area of labor and employment law." 
Erik Dullea and Stephanie Kaiser have compiled a Business Continuity and Emergency Planning Checklist and an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for employers, both published by Lexis Practice Advisor®.
Return-to-Work Client Survey Provides Insights Across Industries
Avi Meyerstein, Stacey Bowman and Courtney Steelman have compiled a Pandemic Flu/Influenza/ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention and Response Checklist for employers, published by Lexis Practice Advisor®.
This article outlines a judicious return-to-work strategy, drawing upon the advice of experts in government and science who are developing tools to fight the virus.
Updated DOL Guidance Permits Concurrent Use of Employer-Provided Leave with Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the FFCRA     
This impact will also be significant because non-exempt Colorado employees are entitled to overtime for workdays in excess of 12 hours, which is not a requirement under federal law. 
Employers should evaluate and revise their drug policies to comply with the law and protect the health and safety of their workplace.
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series
Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series
Pre-Election Webinar Series
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series
Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series
Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series
Husch Blackwell earned a victory in Missouri state court for CoxHealth, the Springfield-based healthcare system, in connection with race, national origin, workers’ compensation and disability discrimination claims, as well as claims of retaliation.
Tracy Wolf joins Husch Blackwell’s Dallas office as a partner in its Labor & Employment practice team and Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education business unit.
Brofsky was part of a team that in June launched a tool to help small and mid-market businesses return to their worksites during COVID-19 by developing Return-to-Work policies that comply with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County created a landmark decision protecting homosexual or transgender employment, but it leaves questions unanswered.
"Update your policies, and know that much ambiguity remains."
Jones and Robinson are members of the firm’s Real Estate, Development & Construction industry group and Construction Litigation practice team.
Anderson brings a diverse background to her practice with service as in-house counsel to a global healthcare and technology education provider as well as a state university.
Anderson brings a diverse background to her practice with service as in-house counsel to a global healthcare and technology education provider as well as a state university.
“When we were hit with a complex web of wage and hour class actions, Husch Blackwell was the natural choice. The team’s expertise in the substantive legal issues, combined with the investment they made to develop a deep knowledge of our business, has made them a uniquely effective litigation partner.”
"Husch Blackwell is the first group that I've seen add meaning to the topic of workplace violence. They didn't just read charts to us; they actually provided details about and conversation around the issue."
"I attend Husch Blackwell's seminars to stay current on trends and gain new perspectives on common issues. They are fantastic, and the value of each seminar is amazing."
 
"I started making a list of things we needed to consider before re-opening due to COVID-19. Then I received the email from Husch Blackwell about a "policy generator." Thank you for making my job a lot easier and for all your help in creating our return-to-work policy. How nice that was to already have a detailed outline in place of what happens next!"
"I just finished listening to Husch Blackwell's first Labor Law Insider podcast and I enjoyed the topic and look forward to subsequent podcasts. This is an excellent way to quickly brief employers and businesses on hot topics. I felt the time for the podcast was perfect. Thank you for providing this resource to your clients."
“It’s a top-notch firm—the advice is always reliable and timely and I feel confident relying on it. The attorneys respond quickly and can handle litigation efficiently with thoughtful strategy.”
"We have found the team's services to be innovative and tailored to the unique circumstances of each situation.”
“I have listened to several of Husch Blackwell’s labor law podcast episodes and they are much appreciated. Tom Godar and the Husch Blackwell team does a great job of putting them together. The discussions have been timely and very helpful and I look forward to future episodes.”
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