On December 18, 2014, the NH Department of Labor sent out an email reminder to employers regarding the changes to the state's Equal Pay Law. Employers need to be certain to adjust their internal policies and practices to comply with this law. Please reach out to an employment attorney if you need assistance with compliance.
When an employer learns that it has been sued, it can be a very scary and uncertain time. Employers need guidance to navigate the litigation process and develop an effective and efficient litigation strategy. Katie has extensive experience representing clients in employment litigation, whether it be in state court or federal court, and can assist your company in managing litigation in the best way possible. You can be assured that Katie will prepare a litigation strategy with your best interests in mind and work with you to find a cost-efficient solution.
With the recent economic downturn, employers have seen an interesting dichotomy in their dealings with both New Hampshire and federal agencies: increased enforcement but longer time-frame to resolution. Whether an employee has filed a discrimination charge or you are undergoing a wage and hour audit, Katie will help you navigate the process. Katie has experience, including successful representation at hearings, before the following agencies:
The bottom line is that employers want and need to make day to day decisions to avoid litigation, and Katie has experience in assisting employers with these difficult decisions. Risk management and handling employee complaints are critical to employers, and Katie understands what it takes to do this. Katie’s experience in this area of the law includes:
Recent Blog Posts
This time of year most HR professionals are spending time worrying about compliance with the laws that have changed in 2014 and also their 2015 budget. In an effort to show some appreciation and gratitude to my HR friends this time of year, I'm offering a promotion that I hope will help with both of those headaches.
Laurie Jirak is our good friend from the Miinesota-based employment law firm Felhaber Larson, and she gave us permission to share a blog post she co-authored with a few of her colleagues. We shared this information this morning in our free biweekly employment law update, but we think you'll enjoy the detailed information in Laurie's post: