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Employment Counseling and Compliance

Nothing is more critical to the success of a business than its personnel. A substantial portion of our practice is devoted to counseling employers with regard to personnel and human resource issues and assisting employers in their efforts to be in compliance with all Federal and State laws, rules and regulations.

Our attorneys review and analyze employers’ personnel practices and policies and help them implement policies and procedures which improve productivity and performance and help prevent or diminish employment related claims.

We work with employers to recognize and effectively manage various employment situations including: hiring, promotion and termination decisions; accommodating disabled employees; discrimination and sexual harassment issues; drug and alcohol testing programs; affirmative action programs; and reductions in workforce.

When employment claims do arise, we seek to resolve those claims in the manner most beneficial and cost effective to the employer, whether that requires negotiation, arbitration or litigation. 


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Employment Counseling and Compliance Practice Leader

Gordon S. Dickens
Direct: 585-987-2851
Fax: 585-987-2951
gdickens@woodsoviatt.com