Herms & Herrera’s employment law practice encompasses a wide variety of matters than can arise both during an employment relationship and after that relationship ends.
- Wage and hour issues. Colorado and federal statutes provide detailed requirements regarding minimum wages, payment of overtime, tipping, breaks, and other job conditions. Herms & Herrera has represented companies and individuals in such matters and has substantial experience defending employers in complex class action lawsuits.
- Noncompetition agreements. Herms & Herrera has experience advising both employers and employees regarding the drafting and enforcement of noncompetition agreements, also known as covenants not to compete.
- Discrimination. Federal and Colorado laws generally prohibit employment discrimination based on a wide variety of attributes, including but not limited to race, color, religion, sex national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, medical conditions, and lawful conduct outside of work.
- Sexual harassment. Employment law views sexual harassment as a form of gender discrimination.
- Retaliation. Federal and Colorado laws generally prohibit employers from taking adverse actions against employees who have exercised their legal rights in connection with their employment.
- Charges of discrimination. Herms & Herrera have represented many clients in responding to charges of discrimination filed with state and federal governments,
- Employment relationship. Many employers have engaged Herms & Herrera for counsel regarding human resources policies and procedures, employee handbooks, employment agreements, and decisions regarding hiring, promoting, disciplining, and terminating employees. This topic also includes the proper classification of workers as either independent contractors or employees.
Herms & Herrera have represented clients in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Weld County, and across Colorado in employment matters. Please contact the firm to set up a consultation and meet with one of our attorneys.