Labor & Employment

Labor & Employment

The Labor and Employment practice at Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco is dedicated to helping individuals and employers navigate the complex legal issues and regulatory environment governing today’s workplace.

From the shop floor or work site to the boardroom or the courtroom, our attorneys pride themselves on knowing your industry, your business, and the federal and state laws that apply to your specific situation. Our clients include individual employees, officers and directors; businesses that range from small, family-owned companies to Fortune 500 corporations; nonprofit institutions; and groups of board members and shareholders.

We provide advice, representation and litigation regarding a wide range of labor and employment matters – from individual employment issues, partner disputes and workplace policies to investigations, contracts and director/shareholder liability. With deep experience gained from handling hundreds of cases, RRHC offers clients a variety of specialized legal capabilities, including matters related to the preparation, analysis, enforcement or defense of:

  • Post-employment restrictive covenants
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Commission and other employment agreements
  • Discrimination and wrongful discharge
  • Whistleblower and Sarbanes-Oxley claims
  • Unemployment compensation claims
  • Employment investigations
  • Personnel policies and procedures
  • Wage, hour and benefit claims
  • Employee classifications
  • Officer/Shareholder liability
  • Federal and state regulatory compliance
  • Partnership dissolutions and disputes

While our practice is focused on clients with ties to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware our reach extends far beyond the tri-state area. Our attorneys go wherever our clients’ matters demand. As a result, we have represented clients and litigated cases in jurisdictions throughout the Mid-Atlantic area and across the Midwest. We represent clients in matters in federal and state courts, and before numerous state and federal agencies, including the EEOC, the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Human Relations Commissions, the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Board, the Pennsylvania and U.S. Departments of Labor, the NLRB and OSHA.

Whether representing a client in the construction or real estate industry, an educational institution or, an entrepreneur, or a contractor or consultant our service commitment at RRHC is simple: to move quickly, cost-effectively and with a laser-like focus on our clients’ budgets, goals and concerns.

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