Lily is a trusted advisor to corporations of all sizes within the areas of employment legislation and labor relations. She takes nice pleasure in constructing relationships with shoppers and offering sensible, strategic recommendation. Shoppers worth her data of employment legal guidelines and dedication to their enterprise targets, bettering worker relations, and minimizing authorized threat.
Lily offers compliance-related and strategic recommendation on nearly all employment associated issues resembling managing worker relations and efficiency, complying with wage and hour legal guidelines, conducting background checks, complying with pre-employment legal guidelines referring to requesting legal historical past and wage data, drug and alcohol assessments, assessing cheap lodging, complying with being pregnant and incapacity discrimination legal guidelines, administering leaves of absences and sick go away, FMLA utilization, correct worker classification, severance packages and separation agreements, employment agreements, reductions in power, non-competition agreements, complying with a myriad of discrimination and harassment legal guidelines, and a wide range of different employment-related subjects. Lily additionally works intently with shoppers to draft and implement human assets programs, audits, and handbooks designed to foster constructive worker relations and adjust to employment legal guidelines.
When allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or unfair therapy come up, shoppers usually name upon Lily to conduct investigations and resolve worker complaints. Lily additionally repeatedly offers trainings to workforces on a variety of employment-related subjects resembling sustaining discrimination and harassment-free workplaces, efficient documentation and self-discipline, constructive worker relations, background examine greatest practices, and avoiding wage and hour pitfalls.
When a union is concerned, Lily advises employers on a large spectrum of labor relations issues, together with dealing with worker grievances, managing worker efficiency, and responding to union organizing campaigns. She additionally negotiates collective bargaining agreements on behalf of employers, represents employers in arbitrations arising underneath such agreements, and he or she defends employers in proceedings earlier than the Nationwide Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
When shoppers are concerned in litigation, Lily represents shoppers towards costs of discrimination filed on the Equal Employment Alternative Fee (EEOC) and state companies, and towards wage claims filed on the Division of Labor (DOL). She has obtained many dismissals on behalf of her shoppers. As well as, Lily has expertise representing employers in state and federal lawsuits involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, and Truthful Credit score Reporting Act (FCRA) violations. She calls on this expertise when counseling shoppers.