The Lamb McErlane employment law practice encompasses a full range of services including human resource counseling, employment litigation and representation in labor relations matters.

We provide advice and training for employers and supervisors on harassment, discipline, discharge of employees and other workplace issues in order to reduce liability exposure.

We represent municipal, public and private employers before state and federal trial and appellate courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and/or the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Pennsylvania unemployment compensation board in lawsuits and complaints pertaining to every employment matter, including:

    • Title VII -Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion
    • ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
    • ADEA – Age Discrimination in Employment Act
    • FLSA – Fair Labor Standards Act
    • FMLA – Family Medical Leave Act
    • State employment laws
    • Wrongful discharge claims, defamation, constitutional claims, civil rights claims and other employment related lawsuits
    • Litigation involving wage and hour issues, unpaid commissions, vacation pay, severance pay
    • Contract and labor disputes
    • Employment discrimination and sexual harassment
    • Appeals of unemployment claims

Lamb McErlane also provides human resources support for private and public sector employers, including:

  • Reviewing employer policies and handbooks to assist in minimizing exposure to litigation
  • Training of supervisors and management to increase efficiency and minimize liability exposure
  • Human Resources audits
  • Development of job descriptions
  • Structuring and documenting creative compensation packages for executives
  •  Drafting and enforcement of employment agreements, restrictive covenants, non-competition, and employee severance agreements

Lamb McErlane represents public and private employers in collective bargaining negotiations, union grievance disputes and arbitrations, and before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and the National Labor Relations Board in certification, decertification and unfair labor practice proceedings.