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Our WV Employer Lawyers: Employer Defense Specialists on Your Side

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WV labor laws, federal labor laws, and employer law precedents provide the framework for labor and employment disputes in the Mountain State. Even with this framework, disputes arise. Employers need seasoned WV employer lawyers to help traverse the myriad of state and federal labor laws and to represent the employer's interests when disagreements reach the trial level.

Why WV Employer Lawyers Are So Important

For more than 90 years, Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC's employer lawyers have helped employer clients in West Virginia navigate the complexities of labor laws at the local, state, and federal levels. Employment law is a hotbed of legal issues in the Mountain State. Jenkins Fenstermaker's employer-based attorneys have helped employers in state and federal court as well as before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, and other administrative bodies. From daily questions to litigation services, Jenkins Fenstermaker's Labor and Employment team a go-to resource for employers around the state.

What Clients Do Employer Lawyers Serve?

The WV employer attorneys at Jenkins Fenstermaker serve a variety of employers in the Mountain State in all types of labor and employee relations issues. Typical clientele includes municipalities, private employers, licensed professionals, and consultants who seek assistance and legal counsel on daily matters as well as litigation support.

Representative cases include litigation services, resolving conflicts between labor and management, working with human resource departments to resolve singular events, and defending clients in administrative proceedings and at trial.

What Jenkins Fenstermaker's Employer Lawyers Do

The attorneys on the labor and employment team at Jenkins Fenstermaker concentrate their practices in the representation of employer and management interests. This knowledgeable, dedicated team of attorneys has wide-ranging and extensive experience in a host of labor and employment.

Our WV employer attorneys also serve as ongoing counsel, advising employers on labor-management relations, human resources counseling and training, compliance issues, adverse employment decisions, workplace injuries and workers' compensation, occupational safety, and wage and hour issues.

Jenkins Fenstermaker's experienced WV employer lawyers routinely handle a number of employment related claims for employers including the following:

· Deliberate intent or Mandolidis claims;

· WV Wage Payment and Collection Act;

· Overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act;

· Claims under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act;

· Employee claims such as those for harassment, retaliation, discrimination; and

· Workers' Compensation claims.

At Jenkins Fenstermaker, our WV employer attorneys also advise and assist with human resources issues such as employment contracts, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, employment and personnel handbooks, confidentiality and trade secret protection, and employee discipline and discharge issues.

Where to Turn for a Top Quality WV Employer Lawyer

For experienced, competent WV employer attorneys, choose from a firm whose attorneys have been recognized by their peers for excellence in their field. The attorneys in Jenkins Fenstermaker's labor and employment group have been recognized for their skill by their peers in Best Lawyers in America© and Super Lawyers. Our employer attorneys know the complexities of federal and WV labor laws and want to apply their experience to help you.

For full service employer-side representation in pending cases or for ongoing advice and counsel on employment law issues, the WV employer lawyers at Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC are ready to help. Just call 866-617-4736 or contact us using our online form

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