Seattle and Tacoma Employment Attorneys
Assisting businesses in defending against employment claims
Every business owner should know that employment disputes can be very costly and time-consuming. If you believe you may be facing a legal claim filed by an employee regarding discrimination, wrongful termination, or another issue, it is highly important that you contact an experienced business attorney as soon as possible. However, to avoid possible litigation in the first place, a skilled business lawyer in Seattle or Tacoma can advise you on certain steps and actions you may take to remain in compliance with employment laws in on both the state and federal level. Whether or not a dispute currently exists, an attorney at the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess in Seattle and Tacoma can help you.
Call 206-621-1110 (Seattle), 253-572-1000 (Tacoma), 360-742-3500 (Olympia), 971-416-0881 (Portland) to discuss any employment-related matters with an experienced business lawyer today.
Helping to avoid workplace disputes
Disputes involving employees may arise for a variety of reasons, including allegations of unlawful discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, whistle-blowing, and more. At the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, we can help your business implement several different strategies to keep your workplace compliant with all applicable laws and keep employees satisfied. Such strategies may include:
- Developing and publishing clear policies in regard to anti-discrimination and anti-harassment.
- Drafting and distributing an employee handbook with regular updates to reflect changes in the law.
- Drafting clear employment contracts.
- Have clear avenues and procedures for employees to safely report possible discrimination or harassment.
- Have clear disciplinary strategies for discriminatory or harassing actions.
- Keeping detailed and accurate records to defend against retaliation or wrongful termination claims.
Defending against legal claims
Sometimes, even the most well-crafted policies are not completely effective in avoiding employment disputes. Claims brought by employees regarding discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and more, can take your focus and resources away from where they should be—on the success of your business. Our business lawyers are skilled litigators who can handle these cases in the most efficient way possible so that you can get back to running your business.
Contact an experienced business attorney at the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess today
If you have any concerns regarding employment disputes or any other business-related matter, please do not hesitate to call our office for a phone consultation.
We are committed to helping businesses in Seattle and Tacoma succeed, so contact us today at 206-621-1110 (Seattle), 253-572-1000 (Tacoma), 360-742-3500 (Olympia), 971-416-0881 (Portland) for help.