Providing "preventative" employment–related legal advice and human resources services to local businesses in north central Arizona
Advice on how to handle difficult employee issues.
Guidance on how to navigate through complicated laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act.
Review and development of employment applications, policies and handbooks.
Legal compliance audits, focusing on all aspects of the employment process (recruiting, hiring, pay practices, required postings, job assignment practices, corrective action, and separations from employment).
Investigation of sensitive workplace issues.
Responding on behalf of employers to government agencies, such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Arizona Civil Rights Division or U.S. Department of Labor
Mediating workplace disputes.
Planning and implementing acquisitions or reductions–in–force.
Anti-harassment and discrimination training.
Management leadership training.
Delivering "union avoidance" management training and implementing positive workplace practices to make it less likely that employees will seek out unions.
Other workplace training.
Developing performance management tools.
Assisting employers with management succession planning.
Speaking to groups about employment law topics.
Other employment law and human resources assistance.
Laura's legal services are proactive in nature; focusing on preventing employers from getting into trouble, not defending them in litigation. She does not offer litigation services; however, she will ensure a smooth transition to another lawyer if a matter that she has worked on for a client subsequently results in litigation.