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

Wednesday, Mar 15th, 2017
Aaron Selected as Junior Board Member of Red Mountain Park

Hand Arendall LLC is pleased to announce Brett W. Aaron was selected as a new member of the Red Mountain Park Junior Board.

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Wednesday, Mar 8th, 2017
Hand Arendall Presents to ATA

Mark Waggoner and Windy Bitzer recently presented a series of workshops for the Alabama Trucking Association discussing human resource and legal issues facing the trucking industry.

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Monday, Jan 30th, 2017
Hand Arendall Birmingham Relocates

Hand Arendall is pleased to announce that its Birmingham office has relocated to the fully restored Historic Federal Reserve building effective January 30, 2017.

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Friday, Nov 18th, 2016
Hand Arendall Featured in Lagniappe Mobile

Hand Arendall was featured in Ron Sivak's The Real Deal commentary on November 16, 2016.

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Thursday, Nov 10th, 2016
Hand Arendall Birmingham Office Joins Historic Federal Reserve as Anchor Tenant

Hand Arendall is pleased to announce that its Birmingham office will relocate to the fully restored Historic Federal Reserve building by February of 2017.

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