Do you have a question about your rights as an employee? As an employer, are you aware of the most recent development in employment law? What documents and records must be kept? What is the law regarding discrimination in the workplace? Who must be paid overtime? This is a small sampling of the issues that our employment lawyers deal with all the time. With almost 50 years of experience in this area, we are confident that we can assist you as an employee or employer.
The attorney who heads our employment practice is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Law. Our firm is recognized by our peers as a leader on the Western Slope in this area.
We provide advice and counsel to guide employees and employers through the maze of federal and state personnel laws including the following subjects:
- Employment handbooks and policies;
- Employment discrimination and sexual harassment;
- Employee discipline;
- Independent contractor issues;
- Non-compete, non-disclosure and trade secret agreements;
- Compensation and employment agreements including Offer Letters, and Executive Contracts
- Wage and hour/overtime Issues
If litigation does arise, we provide cost-effective and aggressive representation. We are familiar with the use of mediation or other alternative dispute services and litigation in both state and federal courts.
$1.8 Million Awarded to Colorado Workers in Overtime Lawsuit Settlement
Attorneys for workers who were denied overtime pay because of the way they were compensated by a major Canadian oil and gas company have settled a lawsuit in Colorado for nearly $2 million. Attorneys’ fees of $693,000 were also approved by a federal judge in Denver…more (PDF)