Employees

Wrongful termination in Pennsylvania is a hotly litigated topic. Giampolo Law Group represents clients who were wrongfully terminated for reasons including refusing to commit a crime, applying for workman’s compensation, filing a claim under the Wage Payment and Collection Law, and for reporting health or safety hazards they were legally obligated to report. GLG also represents employees who were discriminated against based on age, sex, race, religion, retaliation, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

In Pennsylvania, employers are allowed to hire and fire employees “at will” —employees can be fired without reason and at any time. However, there are limits to the at-will doctrine, and GLG will make sure that you are compensated for wrongful termination.

At GLG, we also expertly draft and review employee contracts—including non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements—and severance agreements. If you are considering signing an employment agreement, the best thing you can do is to have it reviewed by an experienced attorney.

Our mission is to guide our clients through practical action to resolve their claims without resorting to a lawsuit and to represent them strongly in court when a lawsuit is warranted.

Employers

GLG represents employers in all facets of employment law, helping them to maintain and retain a productive workforce. Discrimination based on age, sex, race, religion, retaliation, sexual orientation, and gender identity is a minefield, and we can provide expert advice on navigating these requirements to ensure employers minimize their legal exposure.

GLG also consults with employers to assist with drafting:

  • Employee Handbooks and Employee Policy Development
  • Workplace Training
  • Employee Contracts, including Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, Confidentiality, and Severance Agreements

At GLG, we are knowledgeable on the difficult issues employers are confronted with on a daily basis. Clients benefit from both our broad exposure to controlling jurisprudence and from our expertise on the cutting edge issues in:

  • Employment and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Technology and Privacy Issues
  • Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information
  • Workplace Torts
  • Constitutional Law.

Finally, GLG provides transactional advice concerning complex issues relating to disputes between partners and shareholders in closely-held businesses.
We advise clients to take advantage of annual audits of their employment practices and policies. GLG’s integrated, multi-disciplinary team of attorneys reviews and updates aspects of a client’s: workplace compliance policies, compensation packages, benefits policies, human resources practices, hiring, employee discipline procedures and termination, and employee handbooks.

You can count on Giampolo Law Group’s expertise to navigate the often difficult issues faced by both employers and employees in today’s competitive business world.

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