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The labor and employment attorneys at Warner provide the counsel you need to comply with ever-changing employment laws—and the firepower you demand when your decisions are challenged in court or before an administrative agency.

More than 800 employers have turned to us for comprehensive employment relations advice. We work with publicly traded and privately held companies, with union and non-union workforces, on hiring, promoting, supervising, disciplining and firing employees.

To reduce your risk and ensure your workplace is effectively and efficiently managed, we work with you in advance of a difficult decision, such as whether to terminate a poor performer or conduct a sexual harassment investigation. Compliance with the letter—and the spirit—of the law is our goal. Skilled in crisis management, we also can provide on-the-ground support in the event of a workplace fatality, act of violence or other incident.

In addition, our attorneys represent employers in court and before state and federal agencies on compliance issues related to EEO, ADA, FMLA, OSHA and MiOSHA, FLSA, ERISA, WARN and other laws.

Click on the links below for additional information on some of our specialty areas.
 

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Karen J. VanderWerff

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Oct 2019
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October 16, 2019

2019 HR Executive Panels

The 2019 HR Executive Panels will focus on trends in employee benefits and labor strategies. Just solid discussion about legal developments in: new copay and HHS regulations, HRA regulations regard...

Oct 2019
10
October 10, 2019

2019 HR Executive Briefing

Landmark Inn

The 2019 HR Executive Briefing will focus on trends in labor and employment and immigration strategies. We will discuss legal developments including sexual orientation and transgender status protec...

Jun 2019
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June 12, 2019

Webinar: Show Me the Money: EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements and Conducting Pay Equity Audits

Join Warner attorneys Lou Rabaut and Kelsey Dame in a one-hour complimentary webinar. They will be discussing the new EEO-1 compensation reporting requirements and how to effectively conduct a pay ...

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