Protecting Your Business

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Protecting Your Business
There is so much to think about when running a business from overhead expenses to making sure you are maintaining a safe environment for your employees to work. Managing the people who work for you can be the hardest part of owning your own company.  Having the right standards and measures in place is important to keep your business running smoothly. Unfortunately, no matter how hard you try, things happen and you have to have a team a litigators in your corner to protect your interest if anything were to happen to your business. That is why Stratton and Green offer employment defense and training to business owners who need their help.

Claims Against Your Business
Current and former employees can always make claims about how they are or were treated in the workplace whether substantiated or not. People you did not even hire, can make a claim against your business because you, in fact, did not hire them. Here a just a few of the claims someone can make:

Employment discrimination – Not hiring someone who is protected under a protected class such as race, age, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status.

Sexual harassment – When someone receives unwanted sexual advances which can be touching, gestures, or words, or when obscene remarks of a sexual nature are made.

Unpaid wage and hour claims – When an employee said they were underpaid or not paid at all for the work they said they completed.

Having the right type of defense when it comes to employment law is so important it can be the difference between you walking away with or without your business. You need a defense team who specializes in employment litigation and can defend your business again class action lawsuits, discrimination cases, breach of contract and other types of business disputes that involve employees. Stratton & Green, ALC is the team you need.

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