McKeesport, Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers
I also serve as an alternative dispute resolution neutral and have been selected by litigants to serve as mediator in numerous cases. I am certified as a mediator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. I also am on the national arbitrator rosters...
In his own cases, Michael represents employees and former employees, regarding their legal issues, and he also defends small businesses and parties in civil litigation. Michael advocates fiercely for every client.
Before co-founding KM&A, Michael formed and managed Kraemer Law Firm, LLC. He centered...
When Kayla takes on cases, she manages civil litigation and employment law. Her goal is to fight for her clients and make their bosses pay what they deserve. Kayla handles everything from wrongful termination to employment discrimination. She deals with...
Clients like working with Prabhu because he is attentive to them and their story. He makes himself available to speak with clients on short notice and addresses questions or concerns. Clients often point out that they feel that Prabhu can represent them well in their situation.
Before joining KM&A, Prabhu earned his certificate of...
His legal experience includes a number of different industries. James has encountered and explored legal areas from Oil & Gas to Personal Injury. His grasp on all these areas further helps him to provide the care to his clients that they need. James recognizes the best legal options for his clients, staying accessible and quickly adapting to new information.
Before joining the KM&A team, James worked with...
Real life experience of the difficulty of employment issues spurs her to champion the needs of her clients. Blaire listens to her clients. She knows that being unable to work, facing employment discrimination, or being...
Prior to joining Post & Schell, Ms. Parks was an associate with a regional firm and represented employees in labor and employment-related claims. Prior to that, she was a legal assistant and paralegal for several Pittsburgh area law firms for almost ten years.
Ms. Parks graduated from Duquesne University's School of Law in 2016. Before law school, Danielle graduated in 2007 from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a Bachelor’s...
Sean is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of...
As part of his business litigation practice, Matt frequently handles breach of contract claims, tort litigation claims, non-competition/non-solicitation matters, and shareholder disputes. As part of his construction law practice, Matt frequently represents architects and engineers in design defect cases, and assists all his construction clients, including design professionals, contractors, and suppliers in filing, when applicable, mechanic’s lien claims or making claims through the CASPA and...
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
University of Pittsburgh School of LawAwarded the Blackburn Memorial Award for Moot CourtNote and Comment Editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce
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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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