Municipal Labor & Employment

Fostering effective workplaces and strong
employer-employee relations…

Eckberg Lammers’ labor and employment group provides a full spectrum of legal services designed to proactively protect municipalities from potential employer liabilities. Our attorneys actively partner with municipal clients to develop and implement practical workplace policies that not only foster effective employer-employee relations, but help avoid costly litigation should disputes arise.

We deliver sound legal advice and representation in the following areas:

GENERAL COUNSEL

  • Minnesota Veterans’ Preference Act
  • Minnesota Data Practices Act
  • Hiring
  • Discipline
  • Discharge
  • Workplace investigations
  • Sick and medical leave
  • Background checks
  • Union avoidance

PRACTICES, POLICIES & CONTRACTS

  • Employee handbooks
  • Fire department operational policies
  • Drug & alcohol testing policies
  • Workplace safety manuals
  • Employment applications
  • Employment agreements
  • Separation and severance agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Collective bargaining agreements

LITIGATION

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment/hostile work environment
  • Retaliation
  • Disability accommodation
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Overtime, wage & hour disputes
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Union grievance
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Veterans’ Preference

AUDITS & TRAINING

  • Wage and hour audits
  • Personnel file audits
  • Employment handbook audits
  • Personnel policy audits
  • Discrimination/Harassment training
  • OSHA compliance

CHOOSE ECKBERG LAMMERS FOR YOUR MUNICIPAL LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW NEEDS.

Call 651-439-2878 or send us an e-mail for more information about our Municipal Labor & Employment law practice.

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