Shields | Mott offers comprehensive labor law services to Monroe, Louisiana employers relating to labor relations and employment law. Beginning with innovative strategies and policy development to ensure compliance and risk avoidance, continuing through representation of clients under investigation by the Wage/Hour Division of the Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, our attorneys offer years of experience in successful representation of employers.
We represent both small and large Monroe business employers in a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, restaurants, insurers, biotechnology, arts, consumer goods and healthcare. We have years of experience which provide us with an extensive understanding of how to assist businesses in achieving employment and human resources objectives in a dynamic and ever changing regulatory and litigation environment.
The labor law and employment attorneys of Shields | Mott focus on achieving a client’s employment objectives in an efficient, cost-effective manner. The firm represents employers in matters including:
- Employment discrimination
- Union avoidance
- Labor relations
- Wage and hour disputes
- General employment policies
- Disability discrimination
- ERISA and employee benefits
- Employee leaves under the Family and Medical Leave Act
- Drug testing
- Wrongful discharge
The firm’s attorneys in this practice area represent management interests in federal and state courts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas as well as before federal agencies such as the EEOC, the NLRB and the Department of Labor. In addition, the firm regularly advises clients on employee handbooks, drug testing documents, employment applications and other personnel documents. Our employment law attorneys provide in-house training programs to employers on such topics as sexual harassment, disability accommodation, union avoidance and other personnel matters.