Westfield, Indiana Employment Lawyers
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Indiana Employment Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
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Ms. Boyd always keeps her eye on winning at trial. She has established a track record of securing large settlements for her clients that often exceed what the defendant or employer had offered. Ms....
Ms. Hahn has over 20 years of employment law experience...
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Indiana Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Mr. Buddenbaum is experienced in representing all types of utilities—electric generation and transmission utilities, rural distribution cooperatives, sewer, water, gas and telecommunications utilities—before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and state and federal courts. He regularly negotiates large energy, utility and other business asset sale and purchase agreements and real estate transactions. He has successfully presented more than one hundred zoning and land use matters...
Mr. Holt is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Electric Cooperative Bar Association, and is a former consumer member of the Indiana Board of Accountancy. Mr. Holt is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana, the Northern and Southern Districts...
Indiana Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
Indiana Employment Law Lawyer
Mr. Frandsen has tried nearly 100 civil jury trials in state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has pursued or defended appeals in over forty cases in state and federal courts. In three cases he has persuaded the Indiana Supreme Court to reverse...
Problems in the workplace?
Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.
This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.
Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.
Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.
Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.
Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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