Matthews & Greene

Employment and Labor Attorneys

Phone: 770-206-3371
Fax: 770-206-3381

Employment Litigation

We have extensive experience representing management in a comprehensive range of employment and labor law issues. These include, among others, counseling with management, defending employee claims, workers' compensation issues, and traditional labor relations.

Counseling with Management

We routinely provide counsel and assistance to their clients on numerous employment related issues including the following:
  • Employment issues relating to employee training, workforce reductions, corporate acquisitions, reorganizations, and relocations
  • Appropriate discipline of employees
  • Drafting and enforcement of employment contracts, including non-competition agreements.
  • Preparing and auditing employee handbooks and personnel polices
  • Unemployment compensation claims
  • FLSA obligations
  • Workers’ compensation claims
  • Occupational safety and health issues
  • Immigration compliance procedures
  • Affirmative action plans and OFCCP compliance issues

Defending Employee Claims

We are very active in mediating, arbitrating, and litigating the defense of individual and class action employee charges and suits involving a wide range of matters and issues.
  • Race and sex discrimination claims
  • Sexual harassment claims
  • Age discrimination claims
  • Disability discrimination claims
  • Family and medical leave claims
  • Defamation claims
  • Wrongful discharge claims
  • Workers’ compensation retaliation
  • Claims asserting violations of various other federal and state employment related and civil rights statutes

Traditional Labor Relations

Our labor and employment law attorneys also provide substantial experience and expertise in management’s dealings with labor unions. Their expertise encompasses such areas as those listed below.
  • Union avoidance campaigns
  • Union election contests
  • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Arbitration of disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements