Labor & Employment

At Lindabury, we understand the complexities and challenges employers face in today's fast-paced, ever-evolving business landscape. Our dedicated Labor & Employment Law team is committed to providing strategic and effective legal solutions tailored to the specific needs of your organization. We take pride in our ability to navigate the intricate legal framework of labor and employment laws, ensuring that your business remains compliant and protected from potential risks.

Lindabury's Labor & Employment attorneys have extensive experience in representing employers from a wide range of industries. Our legal services encompass the full spectrum of labor and employment matters, including but not limited to:

Employment Litigation and Defense: Our attorneys are skilled in defending employers against various types of employment litigation claims in both federal and State courts, such as discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, wrongful termination, retaliation, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, and wage and hour disputes. Such matters are frequently litigated not just in courts, but also before government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the United States Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Employment Contracts and Agreements: We help businesses draft, review, and negotiate employment contracts, severance agreements, and restrictive covenants including non-compete, confidentiality, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, ensuring that your interests are protected and potential disputes are minimized.

Workplace Policies and Compliance: Our team can assist you in developing, reviewing, and updating your company's employee handbooks, workplace policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local labor and employment laws.

Wage and Hour Compliance: We provide guidance and counsel on wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, exempt/non-exempt employee and independent contractor/employee classification issues, helping you avoid costly fines and penalties. Our team also provides representation in disputed matters, charges, and audits pursued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the U.S. Department of Labor. 

Labor Relations and Union Matters: Our attorneys have the experience to handle labor relations issues, such as collective bargaining, union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, and grievance and arbitration proceedings.

Training and Seminars: We offer customized training and seminars for your management and human resources teams, covering critical labor and employment law topics to help you stay informed and compliant.

Why Choose Lindabury's Labor & Employment Law Team?

Tailored Solutions: Our attorneys work closely with you to understand the unique challenges and requirements of your business, providing personalized legal strategies that align with your objectives.

Proactive Approach: We believe in proactive problem-solving, identifying and addressing potential legal issues before they escalate into costly disputes.

Trusted Reputation: With a track record of successfully representing employers for decades, we have earned a reputation for our unwavering commitment to our clients and exceptional legal representation.

Responsive Communication: We understand that your time is valuable. Our attorneys are committed to providing timely, clear, and concise communication to ensure you are well-informed and confident in your legal decisions.

Protect your business and safeguard your interests by partnering with the experienced Labor & Employment attorneys at Lindabury. Contact us today to discuss your labor and employment needs and learn how our team can help your organization thrive.

Recent Reported Employment Cases
  • ADP v. Kusins, 460 N.J. Super. 368 (App.Div. 2019), cert. denied. 240 N.J. 419 (2020)
  • D.G. ex rel J.G. v. North Plainfield Board of Education, et al., 400 N.J. Super 1 (App. Div. 2008), certif den., 196 N.J. 346 (2008), cert. den., 129 S. Ct. 776 (2008)
  • United States of America ex rel Phil Hefner v. Hackensack University Medical Center, 495 F.3d 103 (3d Cir. 2007)
  • Feldman v. Hunterdon Radiological Associates, 187 N.J. 228 (2006) - NJ Supreme Court decision
  • Peters V. Lincoln Technical Institute, Inc., 255 F. Supp. 2d 417 (E.D. Pa. 2002)
  • Wade v. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, 2001 WL 845744
  • Higgins v. Pascack Valley Hospital, 158 NJ 404, 730 A.2d 327 (NJ 1999)
  • City Assn of Superintendents and Administrators v. State Operated School District of City of Newark, 709 A.2d 1328 (NJ 1998)
  • Falco v. Community Medical Center, 296 N.J.Super. 298, 686 A.2d 1212 (App.Div. 1997)
  • Casseus v. Elizabeth General Medical Center, 287 N.J.Super. 396, 671 A.2d 176 (App.Div.1996)
  • Sprague v. Shore Care, 679 A.2d 685 (App.Div 1996)