Serotte, Rockman & Wescott regularly
advises clients regarding discipline and discharge, potential
employment discrimination, wrongful discharge actions, wage and hour
issues, reductions in force and layoffs, and occupational safety and
health matters. In addition, the Firm often performs "labor audits,"
reviewing, revising, and formulating employee policies and
procedures (including handbooks and drug testing programs) and
provides counsel regarding employee relations to assure compliance
with applicable laws and to avoid litigation.
Where clients' employees are unionized or threatened with
unionization, Serotte, Rockman & Wescott represents and counsels
management in NLRB proceedings, anti-union campaigns, the
negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements,
and grievance and arbitration proceedings.
Judicial and Administrative Proceedings
Serotte, Rockman & Wescott routinely handles litigation before
federal and state trial and appellate courts, the National Labor
Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state
commissions on human relations and occupational safety and health,
and other state and local enforcement and administrative agencies
dealing with occupational safety and health, wage and hour, and
employment discrimination matters. The Firm obtains injunctions to
prevent unlawful and violent union activities, and litigates to
defend personnel decisions and actions by management involving all
aspects of the employment relationship.