Labor And Employment

At VanAntwerp Attorneys, LLP, our lawyers have years of experience assisting Kentucky employers and employees with the resolution of labor and employment law disputes. As one of the largest and most historic law firms in the area, we provide each client with excellent legal representation.

Protecting The Interests Of Employers And Employees

Our attorneys provide exceptional legal representation in employment litigation before administrative bodies as well as in state and federal courts, including representing clients before the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. Some of the types of labor and employment matters with which our attorneys assist our clients include:

  • Discrimination and retaliation claims
  • Non-compete agreement preparation and disputes
  • Wage and hour (FLSA) disputes
  • OSHA claims
  • Unemployment compensation claims
  • Workers' compensation claims
  • Employment contract drafting and disputes
  • NLRB proceedings
  • EEOC and Kentucky Civil Rights Commission proceedings
  • Human resources support, including developing and reviewing employee handbooks and personnel manuals
  • Harassment claims
  • FMLA, ADA, ADEA, Title VII claims
  • Collective bargaining agreement negotiations
  • All labor-related disputes

We also provide advisory consultations with employers and human resource administrators, including sexual harassment, ADA and FMLA training. We assist small, mid-sized and large employers to develop, review and rewrite their employee handbooks to maintain compliance with the constantly changing legal requirements.

Drawing Upon Decades Of Experience To Provide Effective Representation

Due to our experience representing both employers and employees, we are extremely knowledgeable about this area of law and can accurately predict the strategies and tactics opposing counsel will employ.

VanAntwerp Attorneys, LLP, has strategically partnered with organizations serving the business community including Ashland Alliance, Ashland Community and Technical College and Maysville Community and Technical College Work Force Solutions to present practical and relevant training for employers to navigate the complex legal mine field of employment laws. Some of those topics include wage and hour disputes, social media in the workplace, handling workers' compensation claims, defending unemployment claims and communicating with employees with disabilities.

Contact Our Law Firm Today

Please contact our law firm by calling 606-618-0698 to schedule an appointment with an experienced labor and employment law lawyer. We are located in the Community Trust Building in downtown Ashland.