Employment and Labor


Hand Arendall's Labor and Employment Practice Group represents management in all areas of labor relations and employment law, OSHA, and employee benefits, in both state and federal courts, and before all federal employment agencies. The Employment and Labor Practice Group emphasizes preventive labor and employment relations including: supervisor and employee training, sexual harassment programs and training, complaint investigation, union avoidance, personnel policies and handbooks, employee evaluations, disciplinary actions, wage and hour compliance, arbitration agreements, employment agreements, veterans' rights, and affirmative action plans.

The Employment and Labor Practice Group attorneys are well-versed in union-organizing drives, contract negotiations, and labor arbitration. They have handled all types of employment discrimination and retaliation litigation and mediation in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies. They are also knowledgeable and experienced in the entire spectrum of federal labor and employment law including: Title VII, Section 1981/1983, ADA, ADEA, COBRA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, GINA, HIPAA, NLRA, OSHA, and WARN.

Hand Arendall's Employment and Labor lawyers also represent management clients in affirmative action compliance reviews, wage and hour investigations, OSHA complaints, veterans' rights, and other investigations by the U. S. Department of Labor. State law experience includes wrongful discharge actions, employment related tort actions, covenants not to compete and trade secrets, and workmen's compensation retaliation claims.

For more information regarding the Employment and Labor Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Mark T. Waggoner or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.

Firm News

Saturday, Aug 15th, 2020
35 Attorneys Listed in the The Best Lawyers in America 2021

Lisa Cooper and Neil Johnston were also recognized as a "Lawyer of the Year" and five Hand Arendall Harrison Sale attorneys we recognized in the inaugural "Ones to Watch" category.

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Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2020
Department of Labor Updates FMLA Forms

The Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its forms that may be used by employees and employers to request and coordinate requests for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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Wednesday, Mar 25th, 2020
COVID-19 Resource Page

View the latest information from Hand Arendall Harrison Sale with regard to the Coronavirus and what you need to know.

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Tuesday, Mar 17th, 2020
COVID-19 Monitoring and Response

Hand Arendall Harrison Sale has been actively monitoring the evolving situation with the COVID-19 outbreak. Our Coronavirus task force has been working tirelessly to prepare to continue our operations through the duration of this pandemic.

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Friday, Feb 7th, 2020
Three Lawyers Named Members of the Firm

Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is proud to announce J. Cole Davis, Christine Harding Hart, and Edward T. Rowe have been promoted to Member with the firm.

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