Cooper Erving & Savage, LLP

The Employment Law Group of Cooper Erving & Savage

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for Over 25 Years

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Practice Areas

  • Discrimination based on gender, age, disability, race, religion or national origin
  • Sexual harassment
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (overtime and minimum wage) violations - Employment contract violations
  • Retaliation for complaints of discrimination
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Non-payment of wages
  • Whistleblower cases
  • Pension rights and employee benefits under ERISA
  • Long-term disability
  • Public employee free speech rights
  • Individual rights under union collective bargaining agreements - Qui Tam or False Claims Act litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Federal, State, municipal, and school district employees.
  • Severance agreements
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Employee Discipline

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Topic of the Week

Overcoming Stigma in a Job Interview

Stigma. It's tough to face it for the first time in a job interview. Think of it like extra airport baggage--sure; it makes the journey more challenging; but there's no reason you still can't reach your destination.

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Blog of the Week

56 attorneys general push Congress to help sexual harassment victims gain access to the courts

Attorneys general from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories wrote a letter Monday imploring Congress to make the courts more accessible to victims of sexual harassment.

Thought for the Week

"The greatest wealth is health."

–Virgil

List of the Week

from ON24

Training Mistakes: Workers Feelings About Corporate Training

  • 84% say there are problems with training
  • 48% say it only happens occasionally
  • 45% say content is inconsistent
  • 25% say material is boring and not up to date 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. The Tipped Minimum Wage Is Fueling Sexual Harassment in Restaurants
  2. Calls for paid family leave are getting louder
  3. How industries from Hollywood to Capitol Hill to modeling are tackling sexual harassment
  4. AT&T, Walmart Bolster Their Tax Savings in Paying Worker Bonuses
  5. Airlines Sue Washington State Over Paid Sick Leave Law

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