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Employment Law

Mr. Colodney counsels business clients to minimize the risk of litigation by developing clear and sensible human resource policies and procedures—and following them! From initiating the employment relationship with a protective offer letter to implementing written performance reviews, detailed documentation regarding the employee’s history is important to insulate the business from unnecessary risk.

The firm drafts and revises employee handbooks, drafts offer letters and employment contracts, creates policies and procedures, and generally advises employers regarding all aspects of the employment relationship. Mr. Colodney also advises clients in sensitive situations in which the employment relationship must be terminated, including downsizing.

Mr. Colodney maintains membership in the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Labor & Employment Law section to stay ahead of the curve on Employment Law developments.

The firm counsels business clients on federal, state and local employment laws and related issues, including:

  • Age discrimination (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Discrimination
  • Downsizing and RIFs (layoffs)
  • Drug abuse
  • Employee discipline, evaluation, and discharge
  • Employee handbook preparation
  • Employment agreements
  • Executive compensation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Gender discrimination
  • Hiring and interviewing procedures
  • Internet policies
  • Management training
  • New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD)
  • Non-competition agreements
  • Privacy issues
  • Severance agreements and procedures
  • Settlement agreements
  • Sexual harassment
  • Trade secrets
  • Wage and hour documentation, audits, compliance
  • Workplace investigations
  • Wrongful discharge

Michael A. Colodney
Counselor-at-Law

Email:
mcolodney
@macbusinesslaw.com

 

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