Managing relationships with employees is something employers do every day. A large part of any business is making sure these relationships are working well, so that the employees can perform their job duties and be a part of the workplace culture without the distractions of wage problems, safety issues, delays in benefits, etc. Nonetheless, problems arise sometimes and these problems, if they get bigger, can eventually lead to litigation. Employment litigation tends to be something nobody wants – it creates delays, lowers morale, impacts profit and income, etc. Our attorneys are here to help employers and employees resolve disputes, with the aim of avoiding litigation. We are also fully prepared to litigate these cases when necessary, but always with the clear, calm demeanor these cases require. To learn more, please call the Nebraska law firm of Copple, Rockey, & Schlecht P.C., L.L.O, at 402-371-4300.
The business attorneys at Copple, Rockey, & Schlecht are equally adept at advocating for the employer and the employee in these situations. We’ve represented both sides, so we have an understanding of the needs and expectations of each party, which informs our ability to negotiate and pursue the best possible outcome. Employee/employer disputes are about people, and understanding the person on the other side of the dispute is key to resolving these cases efficiently and as peacefully as possible. Rely on us for clear and level-headed guidance in a situation that may be very charged emotionally.
Employment litigation handled by our attorneys may be related to:
- Wage and hourly pay disputes
- Overtime violations
- Wrongful termination
- Trade secrets
- Safety violations
- Contract disputes
Employment laws – such as OSHA, FMLA, ADA, The Civil Rights Act of 1964, FLSA, etc. – are often at play when resolving litigation between employer and employee. Our experienced corporate and commercial attorneys know these regulations and statutes backward and forward. We also understand the case law that may influence your case. Our attorneys put all of their knowledge, skill and resources to work in resolving your claim.
Setting Your Business Up for Successful Employee Relations
Our employment legal services aren’t limited to litigation. We assist in several capacities with the drafting, negotiation and review of employment contracts and employee handbooks. These items form the bedrock of employee relations. They clearly define the employer expectations and the employee rights. When these documents are created competently, it can prevent the need for litigation when disputes arise. They can hasten dispute resolution in many cases, because they detail exactly what the employee and employer agreed to when they began their relationship.
Experienced Legal Assistance for Your Employment Matter
To learn more about the legal services we provide to employers and employees in the region, please call Copple, Rockey, & Schlecht P.C., L.L.O, at 402-371-4300. Our law firm has an office in Omaha and an office in Norfolk. We advocate for clients from across Nebraska and the surrounding region. During a consultation, we’ll tell you about our services and whether they align well with the dispute or employment issue you are facing.