FGKS counsels and represents business clients with respect to their relationships with prospective and existing employees, including internal business policies and procedures, employee discipline, employment contracts, and disputes pending in court and various administrative agencies.

We represent and advise businesses on a wide variety of employment-related matters, including:

  • Ohio Civil Rights Commission & Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigations
  • Employment law litigation & administrative hearings
  • Workers’ Compensation Defense
  • VSSR claims
  • Age, sex, race and national origin discrimination
  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing employee handbooks and manuals
  • Drafting and reviewing severance/termination agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing non-competition agreements
  • Advising employers regarding compliance with state and federal laws including:
    • American’s with Disabilities Act  (ADA)
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA)
    • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
    • (COBRA)
  • Hiring and firing
  • Job interview practices
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • OSHA investigations/citations
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Employee benefits

We also assist clients with a number of employment benefits matters, including:

  • Executive compensation
  • Qualified retirement plans
  • Non-qualified deferred compensation
  • Stock options
  • Pension and retirement plans
  • Employee health and welfare benefits
  • COBRA

For more information regarding our employee benefits practice, please contact one of our attorneys at (937) 492-1271: