Labor and Employment

High-stakes labor and employment matters require lawyers that know how you work.

At Haynes and Boone, our lawyers handle complex labor and employment matters facing management teams across the country. We are uniquely attuned to our clients’ business issues, understanding the ever-present need to balance legal options against company strategy.

The lawyers in our full-service Labor and Employment Practice Group are equally adept in the boardroom and the courtroom. We routinely counsel and train executives and managers on significant labor and employment issues, and clients rely on the experienced litigators in our Labor and Employment Practice Group to achieve successful results. Chambers USA has recognized our lawyers as “[g]ood strategists,” noting that “[t]hey are consistently spot on.”

We address the issues that most concern executives and in-house counsel, including:

  • Wage and hour
  • Labor/management relations
  • Unfair competition/trade secrets
  • Advanced leave issues
  • OSHA/workplace disasters
  • ERISA
  • Executive compensation
  • Discrimination and harassment claims
  • Whistleblowers/retaliation

We represent both domestic and international businesses, spanning a variety of industries, including energy, aviation, retail, healthcare, finance, manufacturing and construction. Haynes and Boone’s national footprint means our skilled team handles matters across the country, including California, where cutting-edge labor and employment issues often emerge first. We also have experience in cross-border matters and international arbitrations. Our clients benefit from the efficiency of our group’s highly trained associates and our ability to draw upon the deep resources of other practices at Haynes and Boone, when necessary.

Newsletter

OSHA newsletter

OSHA Quarterly Newsletter, December 2016

This edition of the Haynes and Boone Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Newsletter discusses OSHA's guidance on the controversial rule regarding drug-testing and safety incentive policies, OSHA's new recommended practices for safety and health programs, the first year of OSHA's severe injury reporting program, OSHA's proposed changes to the lockout/tagout rule, and more.

Business Insider

Jason Habinsky Analyzes High-Profile New York City Law for Business Insider

An April 11 article in Business Insider prominently features Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Jason Habinsky discussing a recently-passed New York City bill that restricts employers from asking candidates about their salary history.

OSHA

Labor and Employment

The Updated Haynes and Boone Survey of OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) continues to issue citations to employers under the Temporary Worker Initiative (“TWI”), and it appears this will remain the case in 2017.

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