Montgomery County Employment Law Lawyer

Employers are meant to follow rules and regulations in regard to how their employments are treated. These state and federal guidelines are meant to protect the employee throughout their hiring process and when actively working. There are also guidelines for compensation and termination that must be followed. Unfortunately, despite the protections, employee rights are sometimes violated. Such legal matters can be confusing and complex. Having the right legal support can make a world of difference. At Raynes & Lawn, we are committed to guiding and advocating for our clients’ rights.

What Does a Montgomery County Employment Law Lawyer Do?

Employment law is a multifaceted field that covers various legal aspects of the employer-employee relationship. A skilled Montgomery County Employment Law Lawyer offers a range of essential services, including:

  • Contract Negotiations and Disputes: Ensuring that employment contracts are fair, comprehensive, and legally sound, and representing clients in disputes arising from contract breaches or misunderstandings.
  • Discrimination Claims: Advocating for individuals facing discrimination based on factors such as race, gender, age, religion, or disability, and pursuing legal recourse to ensure fair treatment and protection of their rights.In fact, 61% of employees in the US have witnessed or experienced workplace discrimination.
  • Harassment Cases: Providing comprehensive legal support to individuals dealing with workplace harassment, including sexual harassment and other forms of hostile work environments, and taking decisive action to stop such behavior and ensure a safe and respectful workplace.
  • Wage and Hour Disputes: Assisting clients in navigating disputes related to unpaid wages, overtime violations, and other wage-related issues, ensuring that they receive the compensation they rightfully deserve.
  • Wrongful Termination Claims: Representing individuals who have been wrongfully terminated from their employment, investigating the circumstances surrounding their termination, and advocating for fair treatment and just compensation for the losses incurred.

The Laws in Pennsylvania Protecting Employees

Various laws have come into effect that protect employees from discrimination, harassment, and unsafe conditions. If your employer has violated any of the laws or rights below, you may have a case.

The Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

These laws prohibit discrimination based on various factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, and age. They ensure that employees are treated fairly and without prejudice in the workplace, fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

This Act requires certain employers not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. It promotes equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities and mandates reasonable accommodations in the workplace, fostering inclusivity and accessibility.

Laws Protecting Employees with a GED

These laws ensure that employees with a GED are not discriminated against compared to those with a traditional high school diploma. They promote fair treatment based on qualifications and skills rather than educational background, fostering equal opportunities for all job applicants.

Laws Defining Harassment

These laws define harassment as unwelcome comments or actions that create a hostile or offensive working environment, including sexual harassment. They protect employees from any form of harassment or hostile behavior at work, fostering a safe and respectful work environment.

Laws Protecting Against Retaliation

These laws ensure that employees are protected from retaliation if they complain about workplace harassment or discrimination. They create a safe environment for employees to voice concerns without fear of negative consequences, fostering transparency and accountability.

Laws Allowing Time Off from Work

These laws allow employees to take time off for reasons such as military leave, family and medical leave, and jury duty. They ensure that employees can attend to personal and civic responsibilities without risking their job security or benefits.

Laws Ensuring Occupational Safety

These laws ensure employees’ rights to request an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection if they believe their employer has committed safety violations. They aim to protect employees from potential safety hazards and ensure compliance with safety regulations in the workplace.

Laws on Minimum Wage and Overtime

These laws stipulate minimum wage requirements and entitlement to overtime pay, safeguarding employees’ financial rights and well-being. They ensure that employees receive fair compensation for their work and prevent exploitation in the workplace.

Laws Regarding Unemployment Benefits

These laws enable eligible individuals who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own to collect unemployment benefits for a specific period. They provide temporary financial support to individuals during a challenging period of job loss, fostering financial stability and security.

Why Choose Raynes & Lawn as Your Montgomery County Employment Law Attorney

Raynes & Lawn distinguishes itself as a trusted legal partner with a deep-rooted commitment to advocating for individuals and businesses facing employment law challenges in Montgomery County. By choosing Raynes & Lawn, you benefit from:

  • Comprehensive Expertise: A team of knowledgeable Pennsylvania employment law attorneyswith a wealth of experience in handling various employment-related cases, providing you with the assurance that your legal matters are in capable hands.
  • Personalized Approach: A dedicated and personalized approach that places your well-being and legal needs at the forefront of every case we handle.Moreover, you will receive the individualized attention and support you deserve throughout the legal process.
  • Proven Track Record: A history of successful outcomes for our clients, demonstrating our dedication to achieving the best possible results in every case we undertake, and ensuring that your rights and interests are protected and upheld to the fullest extent of the law.

Contact Raynes & Lawn Today

Employment law is a critical component of maintaining fairness and equality in the workplace. The laws in place serve to protect employees from discrimination, harassment, and unsafe work conditions. With the complexities that can arise within employment law, having the support of a trusted legal team can be instrumental. With a commitment to upholding the laws that protect employees, we strive to foster a work environment that is fair, respectful, and just. For unparalleled legal support and guidance in Montgomery County, contact Raynes & Lawn today at 1-800-535-1797 to discuss your employment law needs and take the first step toward securing your rights and protection.

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