Industries & Practices

Health Care Employment & Labor

    We help health care employers manage their physicians (and other providers), support staff, administrative personnel and medical staff, as well as comply with applicable labor and employment laws.

    Our attorneys, with both health care and employment backgrounds, counsel and advise hospitals and other providers on employment-related issues. We also defend hospitals and their managers against claims by employees and former employees of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and other employment-related claims.

    Our experience includes:

    • FMLA leave and ADA issues
    • Anti-discrimination, harassment and retaliation issues
    • Employment policies and procedures
    • Investigations
    • Executive compensation issues (409(A))
    • Employment-related tax issues
    • Employee and provider service and employment contracts
    • Separation/severance agreements
    • Layoffs/reductions in force
    • Non-competition/non-solicitation/confidentiality agreements
    • Workers’ compensation and VSSR issues
    • OSHA Issues
    • Immigration issues
    • Union-related issues, including union organizing
    • Retirement and welfare benefits and pension plans (457, 403(b), 401(k) and SERP)

    We represent hospitals and their employees before the following forums:

    • State courts
    • Federal courts
    • U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
    • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
    • Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC)