Shuttleworth & Ingersoll has an extensive labor and employment law practice. The firm emphasizes the representation of employer interests in both private and public sectors. Our attorneys work with employers to develop employment practices and policies that comply with the numerous federal, state and local employment related statutes, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), Health Care Reform Act, and Title VII and other civil rights statutes.
Services provided to clients include training of supervisors, preparing employer policies and employee handbooks, counseling concerning employee terminations, and designing and implementing voluntary severance or reduction in force programs as well as advising on the drafting and implementation of drug testing plans. The firm’s practice includes the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, arbitration of contract disputes and representation of clients with respect to unfair labor practice charges. When needed, the firm represents clients in administrative proceedings and federal or state lawsuits.
A significant portion of the Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Labor and Employment Law practice is spent representing employers in the defense of work-related claims asserted by employees. These cases include age and sex discrimination charges, sexual harassment claims, wrongful discharge claims, unemployment compensation claims, workers’ compensation claims, claims for employee benefits, breach of contract claims, and claims involving alleged violations of non-compete and trade secret covenants. The Labor and Employment Law practice area also represents employees seeking to protect their rights.
The attorneys in the Labor and Employment Law practice area advise and consult with our clients on the design, implementation, and administration of employee welfare plans governed by ERISA, including self-funded and insured health and dental plans, cafeteria plans, long term disability plans, dependent care plans, life insurance plans, and severance plans and programs. The firm advises clients with respect to compliance with COBRA, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and other federal and state law affecting employee benefits. The firm also represents clients with disputed claims for benefits, from the administrative process through litigation, if necessary.
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|John M. Bickel||(319) 731-2363|
|Terri C. Davis (Chair)||(319) 365-9461|
|Dean R. Einck||(319) 365-9461|
|Richard C. Garberson||(319) 365-9461|
|Tricia L. Hoffman-Simanek||(319) 365-9461|
|Mark P. A. Hudson||(319) 731-2230|
|Tim Klima||(319) 731-2343|
|Kristymarie Shipley||(319) 365-9461|
|Gary J. Streit||(319) 731-2316|
|Mark L. Zaiger||(319) 731-2213|