We live in an era when the laws and regulations that impact the employer-employee relationship are complex and difficult to adhere to. When an employee goes out on leave due to a medical condition, any number of laws might apply to the period of leave, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination, Workers Compensation Laws, Temporary Disability Laws, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and case law developed by the courts of New Jersey. The intersection of the laws and regulations can be overwhelming.
At Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle, we help employers and employees navigate their way through this complex scheme of regulations that governs the employer-employee relationship. Sean F. Byrnes and Loryn Lawson have handled claims involving age discrimination, hostile work environment, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, qui tam, false claims act and retaliation claims. They have also defended small and medium sized businesses against these claims. Mr. Byrnes also conducts seminars on behalf of employers advising management and employees on how to avoid lawsuits and what to avoid when hiring and firing employees.
At Byrnes, O’ Hern and Heugle we focus on the following areas of NJ employment law:
- Defending Wrongful Termination/Harassment Claims
- Workplace Training
- Non-Compete & Restrictive Covenants
- Employment Investigations
- Employment Counseling & Agreements
When it Comes to Matters of Employment Law You Need a Firm You Can Trust
If an employee or former employee is threatening a claim, or if an incident has occurred that might result in a claim, you should contact Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle. Taking action early can often mean the difference between diffusing a potential claim ands years of litigation. For employees who have been terminated, if you suspect that your termination is the product of discrimination based on age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, or some other protected category, then you should contact Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle to discuss your potential claim.