Widerman Malek, PL provides a full range of legal services for employers. The firm’s attorneys have substantial experience in the practice of employment law and litigation and have regularly advised employers in the following areas of state and federal employment law:

  • Employment discrimination and retaliation claims under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Florida Civil Rights Act *
  • Maximum hour and minimum wage claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Florida Minimum Wage Act
  • Wage and hour claims involving the misclassification of workers on federal construction projects pursuant to the Davis-Bacon Act
  • Claims for medical leave under the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining and Notification Act (WARN Act) compliance
  • State and federal whistleblower and retaliation claims
  • Unemployment compensation appeals before the State of Florida Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission
  • Negotiation, enforcement and defense of employment contracts
  • Drafting, enforcement and defense of trade secret agreements
  • Drafting, enforcement and defense of non-compete, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements
  • Matters related to employee counseling, discipline and termination
  • Drafting of separation/termination agreements and offers of severance
  • Drafting and/or review of employee handbooks and employer policies and procedures

*Widerman Malek, PL represents employers in claims of discrimination made by employees in both the administrative/investigative (EEOC) phase and litigation phase, should a need arise.

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