Cleveland Ohio Employment Law Attorney
Discrimination - Harassment - Qui Tam Pro
Advice and representation in a wide range of legal issues related to employment
Compliance Practice and Risk Reduction
Understanding and complying with the federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are major concerns for all employers, but can be especially difficult for growing companies. Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC helps clients understand their obligations, with a special emphasis on implementing well-defined human resources policies and practices that assure a workplace free of unlawful discrimination. Preventing discriminatory practices and claims of discrimination is our primary objective.
Litigation of Employment Disputes
When employment discrimination claims do arise, Carney, Gluntz & Associates' experienced litigation team can represent clients in a full range of federal and state court litigation in a variety of judicial and administrative forums, including investigations conducted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or state human rights or equal opportunity commissions.
Litigation relating to the employment relationship is a significant part of Carney, Gluntz & Associates employment practice. Our firm has represented both employers and employees at all levels of Workers' Compensation proceedingsfrom hearings before District Hearing Officers, to the Industrial Commission of Appeals, to the Common Pleas Courts. Our cases have included prosecution and defense in a range of employment-related cases, such as:
- Wrongful discharge claims
- Disputes over compensation and benefits
- Actions for injunctions and damages relating to theft of trade secrets or confidential information
- Violations of the employee's duty of loyalty and covenants not to compete (non-compete clauses)
- VSSR (Violation of Specific Safety Regulations) claims
- Common pleas court actions involving intentional torts
- Claims of discrimination based on race, age, and sex
- Sexual harassment issues
- Permanent partial disability
- Disability-related discrimination and reasonable accommodation issues
Contact Us for a Complimentary Consultation
All companiesand especially growing companiesneed to formulate and implement effective compliance plans to limit their exposure to the risk of litigation. Contact an employment compliance lawyer at the Cleveland offices of Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC for a complimentary consultation regarding your current policies and employment manuals. Together we can create a well-defined plan to help eliminate discrimination claims in your workplace.
Our offices are located to serve clients in Northeast Ohio including; Cleveland, Westlake, Solon, Canton, Amherst, Akron, Avon and Cuyahoga, Stark, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Lake, Huron and Erie counties.