- Labor and Employment
- Discrimination Claims
- Employment Litigation and Counseling
- Prevention and Compliance Programs
- Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
- Wage and Hour Compliance
|Mailing Address||Suite 2700, 1801 California Street, Denver, Colorado, 80202|
|University ||University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, B.A., 1979|
|Law School||University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, NE, J.D.|
|Admitted||1982, Nebraska; 1985, Colorado; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado; U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska|
American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Nebraska Bar Association
Sue Schaecher's practice has been dedicated to representing employers in labor and employment-related matters since 1984.
Her practice includes representing employers in bench and jury trials and appeals in state and federal courts, arbitrations, mediations, proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies, government audits, investigations, drafting policies and negotiating agreements.
She advises employers of all sizes from a variety of industries on matters such as employment discrimination, covenants not to compete, trade secrets, unfair labor practices, wrongful termination, joint employer liability, wage and hour issues, hiring, discipline, termination, workforce reductions, affirmative action and litigation avoidance.
Sue has served on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy's Rocky Mountain Regional Deposition Program from 1997 to present.
She has presented seminars for companies and trade groups and at continuing education programs for attorneys and human resource specialists on labor and employment law topics throughout her career.
In 2011, 2012 and 2013, she presented the employment law segment of the Annual Institute on Advising Nonprofit Organizations in Colorado. She currently serves on the Associates Council of the Associated General Contractors of Colorado.
Throughout her legal career, Sue has written articles on labor and employment law developments for numerous publications. Recent examples include the Society for Human Resource Management's HR Magazine Court Report, Colorado Construction and Design magazine and the Labor and Employment Law newsletter of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.
Sue has prepared the Colorado and Nebraska summaries for the General Counsel's Executive Summary of Employment Law in the 50 States co-published by Worklaw Network and the Association of Corporate Counsel in 2010 and by Worklaw Network in 2012.
Viewpoint: Colorado's New Wage Law Puts Teeth In Unpaid Wages Enforcement August 25, 2014
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Sue Schaecher Featured In Colorado Association of Mechanical and Plumbing Contractors' Newsletter January 17, 2014
President, OFCCP Set New Employment Rules For Federal Contractors September 1, 2014
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New Colorado Wage Law Expands Coverage And Enforcement Methods
Susan M. Schaecher, June 30, 2014
The Wage Protection Act of 2014, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on May 29, expands the state’s wage payment law to include additional types of claims, and grants the Colorado Division of Labor in the Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) more authority and resources to pursue wage...
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