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Montana Labor & Employment Law Attorneys

Our legal team frequently serve as an outside resource to clients’ managers or human resources staff, providing counsel and advice regarding day-to-day HR or labor relations issues.

Montana Labor & Employment Law Attorneys

Our legal team frequently serves as an outside resource to clients’ managers or human resources staff, providing counsel and advice regarding day-to-day HR or labor relations issues.

We prepare employee handbooks and policies and procedures, including those pertaining to drug testing, sexual harassment, and the FMLA and immigration law compliance. The practice also has assisted in preparing employment agreements, and negotiating and drafting separation agreements for individual terminations, labor contract negotiations and administration.

In addition, we provide proactive guidance to clients through training, mentoring and counseling. We have provided diversity training, legally-mandated harassment prevention training, and supervisory training throughout the country. We have materials on a wide variety of issues of interest from a legal or HR perspective, and would be happy to work with you to develop a specialized training course that accomplishes your goals.

5 Ways to Protect Your Business

Running a business can be a complex and challenging endeavor, which is why it’s important to have Montana labor and employment law attorneys representing your business. With their knowledge of labor and employment laws, they can help you make sure that you are following all the necessary regulations, as well as ensure that your employees are being treated fairly and legally. Learn more about how they can protect your company, and then contact our attorneys today at Silverman Law Office, PLLC for help!

1) Reviewing and Updating Employment Policies

Your attorney can help you create, review, and update all of your employee policies, including policies related to anti-discrimination and anti-harassment, work hours, wages, benefits, leave policies, and disciplinary procedures. This can help ensure that everyone at your business is aware of the rules and regulations they need to follow while employed. Your attorney can also work with you to make sure your policies are compliant with all applicable state and federal laws.

2) Conducting Regular Trainings

Regular training sessions are a critical part of protecting your business from labor and employment law issues. They ensure that all employees are aware of the laws and regulations governing their workplace and empower them to work safely and respectfully.  By investing in regular training, employers can help avoid potential legal issues, protect their reputation, and enhance their workplace culture. Training can cover a variety of topics such as workplace safety, harassment, discrimination, diversity, health and safety regulations, data privacy, and more. It’s important to keep up with changing laws and regulations, as well as industry best practices, to ensure that all employees are knowledgeable and compliant.

3) Implementing Effective Hiring Practices

Montana labor and employment law attorneys can help you ensure that you are following all applicable laws when it comes to recruiting and hiring new employees. This includes complying with state and federal anti-discrimination laws, developing appropriate screening procedures, and ensuring that all paperwork is completed correctly. At the outset of the hiring process, it is important to develop job postings that accurately describe the position and its requirements. Doing so will help to attract qualified candidates, as well as reduce the risk of future discrimination claims. Employers should also have a plan for interviewing candidates and make sure to avoid making any assumptions based on race, gender, age, or other protected characteristics. Finally, employers should be prepared to run background checks and verify references before making any hiring decisions. Doing so can help to avoid potential conflicts in the workplace later on.

4) Monitoring Workplace Conduct

It is important for business owners to be aware of workplace conduct at all times and make sure employees are following the rules. Attorneys can help by monitoring workplace conduct and reviewing policies to ensure that all regulations are being followed. This can include making sure employees are not engaging in discriminatory behavior, taking proper breaks, or other inappropriate behavior. By regularly monitoring and enforcing policies, employers can reduce the risk of any potential litigation.

5) Addressing Employee Complaints Quickly and Effectively

Employees have the right to file complaints if they experience any mistreatment in the workplace. As an employer, it’s important to ensure all complaints are addressed in a timely and effective manner. Your lawyer can help employers by providing guidance on how to properly address employee complaints. They can also assist with creating policies that specify how to respond to employee complaints, as well as guidelines for initiating investigations and reporting outcomes. By working with experienced attorneys, employers can ensure all employee complaints are taken seriously and addressed in a manner that is compliant with the law.

Contact Montana labor and employment law attorneys today at Silverman Law Office, PLLC for help!


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