Simms Showers’ attorneys regularly conduct workshops to educate their clients and anyone else who cares to join about developments in the plethora of existing employment laws as well as recent legislation affecting the workplace passed by Congress or state legislatures with each new legislative session. Such developments may concern new wage laws that affect an employee’s exemption status or new leave laws requiring employers to provide employees with a minimum number of hours of paid leave.
Importantly, the first actions taken by an employer in response to a workplace complaint often will determine whether the complaint proceeds to the next level or ultimately whether the complaint will result in an employer’s liability. Simms Showers’ attorneys assist their clients with early-stage investigations of such complaints and provide recommendations based on what is learned.
When such complaints do proceed to the next level, know that Simms Showers’ attorneys have represented clients in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and states’ counterpart administrative agencies such as Maryland’s Commission on Civil Rights. The Firm’s seasoned trial attorneys also regularly appear on behalf of their clients in federal courts across the country.