Employment LawJonesPassodelis represents employers across multiple industries, universities and local government entities in claims brought by both union and non-union employees under Title VI (including race, gender, and religious discrimination, whistleblowing and sexual harassment), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA). Our attorneys handle employment matters at the state and federal agency review level, as well as defend litigation in federal and state court, including fact-finding, discovery, settlement, trial and appeals. The firm also represents these clients in contract disputes with employees or former employees.
In addition, JonesPassodelis provides risk management consulting to clients on all Human Resource topics. Our attorneys work with employers to develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and draft employment agreements relating to all stages of employment, beginning at hiring process, including criminal background and credit checks, throughout employment, and at termination, all while protecting the interests of the employers and their reputation in their respective industries.