Employment Practices Liability
The firm represents clients in actions alleging discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, and other prohibited forms of discrimination in the Federal and State courts, as well as before the EEOC, the DFEH, and the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board. The firm also handles class action cases for employers in California based upon such issues as wage and hour and work place related harassment and discrimination. The firm has litigated against the EEOC in federal court and represents employers in wage disputes before various governmental entities. P.K. Schrieffer LLP also actively provides seminars on these issues to clients. The firm develops and implements programs, policies, and procedures to assist companies to qualify for and maintain EPL insurance policies, and to ensure they are in compliance with State and Federal employment laws.