We provide a wide range of legal representation for both Employers and Employees in all aspects of employment law. We provide a wide range of services to our employment law clients, including but not limited to, drafting employee handbooks and other relevant employment documents, business formation, reviewing and negotiating employment contracts, reviewing and negotiating severance packages, as well as litigating claims pertaining to sexual harassment, wrongful termination on the basis of age, race, sexual orientation, religion, gender and disability, unemployment benefits, and breach of contract actions. These employment law services include representation at the Department of Unemployment Assistance, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, Massachusetts District Court and Massachusetts Superior Court, to name a few.
The Attorneys at Shimer & Dauksewicz, LLP can assist a wide range of businesses in drafting and negotiating business contracts including Licensing Agreements, Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Employment Agreements, Severance Agreements, Temporary Labor Agreements, Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements and Independent Contractor Agreements.
Our Firm actively counsels and advises each business client regarding contracts, employment law, and partnership matters, as well as employment separation, wage and hour laws, and independent contractor law.
Shimer & Dauksewicz have extensive experience in drafting Employment and Personnel Policies, including, Hiring Processes; Client Confidentiality; Sexual Harassment, At-Will Employment; Holidays; Dress Code; Expense Reimbursement; Progressive Discipline; Dispute Resolution; Performance Evaluations; Safety; Compensation and Salary Administration; Termination; FMLA; and Leaves of Absence.
Simply call our office at (978) 225-6197 to set up an initial consultation. Our experienced staff will listen to the details of your particular matter and be prepared to advise you on the best course of action.
Shimer & Dauksewicz, LLP is also equipped to provide a vast array of legal services for employees and unemployed workers at the Department of Unemployment Assistance, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, Massachusetts District Court and Massachusetts Superior Court.
Unemployment Benefits in Massachusetts
Unemployment benefits provide temporary compensation to those workers who meet certain eligibility requirements under the law. If you have filed a claim for unemployment benefits with The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance and have been denied, simply call our office at (978) 225-6197 to schedule an initial consultation so we may assess how to best handle your matter.
In Massachusetts, the following behaviors are unlawful in the workplace:
Sexual harassment and certain discriminatory employment practices based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability (handicap), military status, and retaliation for opposing such forbidden employment practices. In Massachusetts, the appropriate agency for handling employment discrimination concerns is the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) or the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (“EEOC”).
The Attorneys at Shimer & Dauksewicz can also assist employees with reviewing new-hire documentation and paperwork, as well as reviewing and negotiating employment contracts and severance packages. In addition, our Attorneys are well versed in handling union employment matters, including issues with collective bargaining agreements and prevailing wage disputes.
Simply contact our office at (978) 225-6197 to set up an initial consultation. Our experienced staff will listen to the details of your particular matter and be prepared to advise you on the best course of action.
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