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 Minimum Wage Regulations Include Significant Changes Regarding Uniforms
Amelia J. Holstrom, March 6, 2015
On January 16, 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Labor issued minimum wage regulations to clarify practices and policies under the Minimum Fair Wages Act. Although the January 1, 2015 increase in the state minimum wage has received a lot of attention, we’ve heard a lot less about the...
The Latest on Massachusetts Noncompete Legislation
John S. Gannon, March 6, 2015
Last year, the business community worried that noncompete agreements could become a thing of the past in Massachusetts. Legislation aimed at limiting the use of noncompete agreements nearly made it to former Governor Patrick’s desk for signature. The legislation died on the last day of 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.