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Limiting Exposure And Risk For Ohio Businesses

All companies and especially growing companies need to formulate and implement effective compliance plans to limit their exposure to the risk of litigation. At Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC, we provide advice and representation in a wide range of legal issues related to employment.

In collaboration with Ohio-based employers, we help create well-defined plans to help eliminate discrimination claims in your workplace.

Compliance Practice And Risk Reduction

Understanding and complying with the federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are major concerns for all employers, but can be especially difficult for growing companies.

Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC, helps clients understand their obligations, with a special emphasis on implementing well-defined human resources policies and practices that assure a workplace free of unlawful discrimination. Preventing discriminatory practices and claims of discrimination is our primary objective.

Litigation Of Employment Disputes

When employment discrimination claims do arise, the experienced litigation team at Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC, can represent clients in a full range of federal and state court litigation in a variety of judicial and administrative forums, including investigations conducted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or state human rights or equal opportunity commissions.

Litigation relating to the employment relationship is a significant part of Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC's employment practice. Our firm has represented both employers and employees at all levels of workers' compensation proceedings from hearings before district hearing officers, to the industrial commission of appeals, to the common pleas courts. Our cases have included prosecution and defense in a range of employment-related cases, such as:

  • Wrongful discharge claims
  • Disputes over compensation and benefits
  • Actions for injunctions and damages relating to theft of trade secrets or confidential information
  • Violations of the employee's duty of loyalty and covenants not to compete (noncompete clauses)
  • VSSR (violation of specific safety regulations) claims
  • Common pleas court actions involving intentional torts
  • Claims of discrimination based on race, age and sex
  • Sexual harassment issues
  • Permanent partial disability
  • Disability-related discrimination and reasonable accommodation issues

Contact Us For A Complimentary Consultation

Contact an employment compliance lawyer at the Cleveland offices of Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC, for a complimentary consultation regarding your current policies and employment manuals.

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