Employment law not only has many complexities, it changes on a regular basis. Keeping current with new employment statutes can be challenging as well as staying in compliance with constantly evolving policies and procedures. Moody & Stanford, P.C., of Albuquerque, New Mexico, has over 50 years of employment law experience and knows the many legal difficulties you can face managing your workforce.
We partner with employers and companies, providing the guidance and resources needed to create a productive and safe work environment, protecting against any employment law claims or disputes. The firm identifies potential issues and delivers solutions tailored to the company’s needs.
Employment Law For Employers — Sound Counsel To Avoid Employment Law Claims
Our attorneys offer valuable guidance and representation to employers in:
Our clients turn to us on a routine basis as part of their management operations, relying on our advisement regarding all aspects of employment, including hiring or firing of an employee, employee contracts, internal employment policies, handbooks, retaliation claims, violations of nondisclosure or noncompete, harassment and hostile workplace, administrative changes, oral contracts, training, medical issues and FMLA, arrangements and modifications for disabled workers, and wage and hour disputes.
The firm assists in planned reductions in force, counseling employers in the best means of carrying out the reduction, avoiding adverse impact to the remaining personnel. This includes guidance in severance agreement requirements, providing notice to employees of termination, communicating the terminations to remaining employees and handling any claims that could arise.
New Mexico Employment Law Lawyers — Solutions That Protect Your Business Interests
We are prepared to handle any cases that are threatening to go to litigation. Our firm has extensive experience in both state and federal employment law cases, and can help you resolve problems involving legislation such as:
- New Mexico Human Rights Act
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- National Labor Relations Act
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Employee Retirement Income Security Act
- Occupational Safety and Health Act
When an employee situation is mismanaged, it can escalate into costly and lengthy litigation. Our firm will work to mediate situations whenever possible, but will also be prepared to provide an aggressive defense if administrative charges and/or a lawsuit are filed.