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About this office:
From its inception in 1964, Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., has represented management exclusively in all aspects of labor and employment law. The Firm's clients are engaged in all forms of business enterprise in the public, private and non-for-profit sectors. In order to strengthen its commitment to provide quality legal representation, the Firm in 1989 became a founding member of LABNET, d/b/a WORKLAW NETWORK. WORKLAW NETWORK is a nationwide organization of autonomous management labor and employment law firms who coordinate and share information and resources on practice-related issues with other member firms. This affiliation allows Skoler, Abbott & Presser the ability to provide its clients with the advantages generally associated with large national firms, while maintaining the prompt cost-effective personal service found in smaller, regional firms.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Representing Management In Labor; Employment Law; The National Labor Relations Act; Employee Benefit Law; Pension Law; Wage And Hour Law; Immigration Law; Workers Compensation; Osha; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Trial Practice; Appellate Practice; Wrongful Discharge Litigation; Age Discrimination; Race Discrimination; Sex Discrimination; Class Action Defense; Breach of Contract; Americans with Disabilities Act; Disability Discrimination; COBRA; ERISA; Labor and Employment; Affirmative Action; Age Discrimination in Employment; Collective Bargaining; Covenants Not To Compete; Employee Discipline; Employment Arbitration; Employment at Will; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Discrimination; Employment Litigation; Employment Mediation; Employment Practices Liability Insurance; Fair Employment Practices; Fair Labor Standards; Family and Medical Leave Act; Harassment; Labor Arbitration; Labor Law; Labor Relations; Labor Strikes; Minimum Wage Law; National Labor Relations Act; National Origin Discrimination; Negligent Hiring; Noncompete Litigation; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation; Personnel Policies; Personnel Training; Reductions in Force; Restrictive Covenants; Retaliatory Discharge; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Unfair Labor Practices; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Wage and Hour Class Actions; Wage and Hour Law; WARN Act; Whistleblower Litigation; Workplace Violence; Wrongful Termination.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
New Risks Associated with Pre-Employment Medical Exams
Erica E. Flores, February 17, 2015
Chapter 151B prohibits Massachusetts employers from requiring applicants to submit to a medical examination except as a condition of a job offer, and then only to determine whether the applicant is capable of performing the essential functions of the job. Chapter 151B also prohibits discrimination...
Addressing Employee Safety Concerns About Ebola
David W. McBride, December 22, 2014
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has dominated the news cycle for months but until recently had been a concern American employers could monitor from afar. Recent news stories about sick aid workers returning to the U.S. from Africa and Ebola scares on U.S.-bound airplanes have heightened concerns....
Emotional Connection to Job Reduces Likelihood of Discrimination Complaints
Amelia J. Holstrom, December 22, 2014
On September 17, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) held its third annual Executive Leadership Conference. The conference was developed to provide EEO and HR professionals with the leadership skills necessary to continue excelling in their careers. During the...
Year Established: 1964
Adirondack Medical Center (NY); Lenox Saw, a division of Newell Rubbermaid; Baystate Health, Inc.; Becker College; Calais Regional Hospital (ME); Center for Human Development; City of Chicopee; Danbury Health Systems, Inc. (CT); Five Star Quality Care, Inc.; Gandara Mental Health Center; Holyoke Medical Center; Hampshire Educational Collaborative; Johnson & Hill Staffing, Inc.; Johnson Memorial Hospital (CT); Judd Wire, Inc.; Kanzaki Specialty Papers, Inc.; New Hampshire Catholic Charities, Inc.; O.F.Mossberg & Sons, Inc.; Six Flags New England; PFG (formerly Springfield Foodservice Corp.); Smith & Wesson; Southworth Company; The Top-Flite Golf Co.; Springfield Wire, Inc.; United Cooperative Bank; United Personnel, Inc.; Whole Life, Inc.; Williams Distributing, Inc.; Yankee Candle Co., Inc.; YWCA of Western Massachusetts, Inc.