Evan M. Rosen is a Shareholder in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
As a litigator and counselor, Mr. Rosen represents employers located throughout the country in a variety of labor and employment matters arising under federal and state law, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Section 1981, and restrictive covenants.
Mr. Rosen regularly counsels companies in all aspects of the employment relationship and compliance with employment laws, including incidents of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage-hour issues; internal investigations; independent contractor classifications; employee handbooks; hiring and termination procedures; and the preparation of employment and separation agreements.
Additionally, Mr. Rosen counsels unionized companies in labor relations, including collective bargaining negotiations. He also manages election campaigns, defends companies against unfair labor practice charges, and all phases of the grievance process and arbitration
Mr. Rosen represents clients in all industries, but has particular expertise in the health care, hospitality and financial services industries. Mr. Rosen's experience also includes the following:
· Representing employers in labor and employment lawsuits and EEOC charges, including all aspects of Title VII, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and the U.S. Department of Labor's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action regulations
· Conducting internal wage-hour employment audits
· Drafting and modifying employee handbooks and manuals
· Advising employers on how to conduct internal investigations of discrimination and harassment claims, and preparing regular training sessions on preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace
· Negotiating collective bargaining agreements with labor unions throughout the country
· Counseling unionized companies in labor relations, including representation in all phases of the grievance process and arbitrations
· Representing employers in unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board
· Advising employers on union election campaigns, pre-election strategies, postelection appeals, decertification efforts, and successorship issues
· Defending employers and initiating proceedings against former employees for violating non-competition agreements and unlawfully disseminating trade secrets