Labor And Employment Law Firm For Employers And Employees
Both employers and employees confidently entrust their legal matters to Brown Law Office in Flower Mound, serving the entire Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Attorney Betty L. Brown’s experience is a strong drawing card, as she has been board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment law since December, 1998, and was thereafter recertified in December, 2003.
With almost 20 years’ experience in federal and state court trials in complex employment law litigation, lawyer Betty L. Brown is well-equipped to advise clients and advocate on their behalf in a wide spectrum of legal issues, including:
Counsel And Representation For Employers In Cases Involving:
Discrimination and harassment claims and related matters, such as civil rights disputes, prehiring issues, demotions and responses to EEOC claims
Directors’ and officers’ liability, management training, physician noncompetition agreements, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, and master service contracts
Employment contracts, handbooks and manuals; drug testing; and employment of minors
Layoffs and termination issues, workforce reduction and reductions in force
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) issues, independent contractor agreements, overtime and comp time issues, and safety and OSHA issues
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 issues and Texas Payday Law
Counsel And Representation For Employees:
Rights to freedom from workplace harassment or hostile workplace environments, including sexual harassment
Protection from age discrimination against people with disabilities who can perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations according to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
Rights to freedom from discrimination against people with disabilities who can perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Protection from discrimination based on sex and pregnancy discrimination
Whistleblower protection, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 protections
Employment contract review, breach of contract claims, safety and OSHA issues, employment benefits issues
Payment of wages and deductions from wages according to the Texas Payday Law.
Job security in spite of family or serious medical needs through the provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Termination issues, including wrongful discharge for filing workers’ compensation claims, separation agreements and post-termination pay (severance pay)
Noncompetition agreements, including physicians’ covenants not to compete
If you haven’t done so already, begin now to document interactions between yourself and your employer (or employee[s]). Bring any relevant records to your initial consultation with an employment law attorney.