Our Practice

Labor & Employment

The relationship between employer and employee sets the stage for the everyday functions of a company. Finding balance and establishing structure is crucial for setting standards, creating a strong team and most importantly, limiting internal conflict.

The Labor & Employment Group at GRB Law has counseled clients across an array of industries and with a broad assortment of matters. From large to small corporations, to local government, school districts and beyond, our lawyers have created standards for the uniqueness of the entity, while securing clients through updates to the law and procedure.

Overview

The Labor & Employment practice at GRB Law:

Areas of Focus

Knowing the importance of protocol in the workplace, our Labor & Employment team strategizes with clients to prevent conflict but also addresses problems when they arise.
Wrongful Discharge
Discrimination Claims
— Title VII: race, gender, national origin
— ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act
— FMLA: Family Medical Leave Act
— ADEA: Age Discrimination in Employment
— Rehabilitations Act of 1973
Title IX Violations
Section 1983/Civil Rights Violations & Retaliation
— 1st Amendment Retaliation (speech, association, petitioning, political affiliation)
— 14th Amendment Due Process rights and other civil rights violations
— USERRA: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Sexual Harassment Claims
Wage Payment & Collection Disputes
Employment Contract & Restrictive Covenant Issues
— Non-Disclosure
— Non-Compete
— Non-Solicitation
— Confidentiality
— Severance
Employment Practices Coverage Disputes
PA Public School Code Violations
Collective Bargaining
Labor Contract Administration & Interpretation
Grievance Arbitration & Appeals
Work Stoppages
Civil Service Rules, Testing & Appeals
Compliance Counseling on Employment Acts and Human Resources Matters

Our Labor & Employment Team

Jaime N. Doherty

Jaime N. Doherty

Pittsburgh Office
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Matthew C. Fergus

Matthew C. Fergus

Pittsburgh Office
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Lisa M. Siefert

Lisa M. Siefert

Pittsburgh Office
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Donald J. Palmer

Donald J. Palmer

North Hills Office
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Jessica L. Crown

Jessica L. Crown

Pittsburgh Office, North Hills Office
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Emily J. Mueller

Emily J. Mueller

Pittsburgh Office
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Kate M. Diersen

Kate M. Diersen

Pittsburgh Office
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& Insights

How the Department of Labor's New Overtime Law Will Affect You

By: Lisa M. Siefert

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Statutory Employer Doctrine: Alive and Well in Pennsylvania

By: Lisa M. Siefert

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