Wage & Hour
- Class and Collective Actions Under the Employment Laws
- Contract Preparation & Negotiation
- Covenants Not to Compete and Trade Secret Litigation
- Employee Leave Under the FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation Law
- Employment Agreements and Handbooks
- Employment Litigation and Counseling
- ERISA & Employee Benefits
- Government Agency Investigations (EEOC, DOL, OSHA and DOE)
- Harassment Counseling and Litigation
- Internal Investigations
- Labor Management Relations
- Medical Marijuana & Industrial Hemp
- Post-Merger Integration
- Surveillance in the Workplace
- Wage & Hour
- Workers’ Compensation
- Workforce Training
We develop a sophisticated defense tailored to each case and each client’s individual needs.
WLJ’s L & E team members have been involved in a wide range of complex litigation arising under the wage and hour laws and understand the key legal issues that arise in these cases.
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Little Rock, AR
Stuart is one of the most highly regarded employment attorneys in Arkansas, whose focus as of late has been on pandemic-related employment issues (including vaccine mandates), managing medical and potentially recreational marijuana in the Arkansas workplace and defending collective and class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Arkansas Minimum Wage Act.email@example.com Learn more
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Michelle M. Kaemmerling
Little Rock, AR
Michelle is committed to helping businesses navigate all issues that arise under employment laws, many of which can significantly impact a company’s reputation, culture and financial success. Her focus is on practical advice tailored to each client’s specific firstname.lastname@example.org Learn more
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Little Rock, AR
Daveante’s priority as of late has been assisting employers with non-competition and confidentiality issues, including counseling on and drafting of employment agreements, litigating issues arising from such agreements, and presenting and writing on the recent changes in the legal landscape and the need for implementing effective methods to protect trade secrets, intellectual property and critical client and customer email@example.com Learn more
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Wage and hour claims are increasingly a significant risk for employers. Our lawyers take a practical approach to wage and hour issues that focuses on our clients’ business needs and compliance with state and federal law. Our attorneys have extensive experience litigating wage and hour claims. We have defended clients in governmental agency investigations, individual claims, and numerous class and collective actions. We also have experience with alternative dispute mechanisms used before and during litigation.
Additionally, our attorneys provide training and advise clients on a variety of day-to-day matters to ensure compliance with wage and hour laws, including developing policies and procedures, conducting internal wage and hour audits, and reviewing classification of employees and independent contractors.