Labor & Employment

Foley’s Labor & Employment attorneys counsel you on ways to foster and maintain effective labor-management relations.
Strife between your management personnel and employees can affect your company’s morale and bottom line. Foley’s Labor & Employment attorneys combine compliance counseling and litigation services, cutting-edge technology and training offerings, and communication tools to help you promote effective labor-management relations and ensure compliance with state and federal labor, discrimination, and wage and hour laws.

Representative Matters

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Provided training on how to complete Forms I-9 to company employees involved in hiring process.
Successfully represented multi-national corporation in a matter involving breach of noncompete and nonsolicitation obligations against former employees.
Represented a national apparel and home goods retailer in a Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) whistleblower case. The plaintiff, a terminated employee, alleged our client improperly manipulated inventory in an effort to misrepresent its value. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of our client, including a finding of first impression on issues related to standards of proof under the Florida Whistleblower’s Act. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals remanded on procedural grounds. The district court has again granted summary judgment in favor of our client. The plaintiff has appealed again on the substantive issue of whether the Florida whistleblower statute requires proof of an actual violation by our client or whether the plaintiff's reasonable belief of a violation is sufficient.

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