Phone: 612-436-4300
Fax: 612-436-4340

Phone: 612-436-4300
Fax: 612-436-4340

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Labor and Employment

RASW has a comprehensive labor and employment practice.  The firm's attorneys are able to handle virtually all labor and employment issues encountered by public sector entities.  RASW assists clients with the following issues on a daily basis:

 

  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing personnel policies and employee handbooks
  • Wage and overtime issues (Fair Labor Standards Act)
  • Leave issues (ADA and FMLA)
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Employee dress and hygiene
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Veterans' preference in hiring and firing
  • Negotiating collective bargaining agreements
  • Interpreting collective bargaining agreements
  • Unit clarification hearings
  • Grievance arbitration hearings
  • Interest arbitration hearings
  • Continuing Contract Law and Teacher Tenure Act
  • Employee discipline
  • Responding to charges of discrimination
  • Layoffs and restructuring