Labor & Employment Law

Lagerlof, Senecal, Gosney & Kruse, LLP, has a broad practice assisting private and public sector clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. The firm’s clientele in this area of law includes manufacturing, food service, financial, retail, construction, engineering, chemical, real estate, accounting, advertising, law enforcement, insurance, telecommunications, education and health care industries, as well as municipalities, public agencies, and special districts.

Our work covers a wide range of employment matters, including collective bargaining agreements, policies, procedures and guidelines, employee manuals, wage and hour, and equal employment and wrongful termination issues.

The firm assists management in responding to organizational campaigns and in other aspects of collective bargaining, including strike management, collective bargaining agreement negotiation and decertification proceedings. Our attorneys have participated in more than 140 labor arbitrations, representing management in collective bargaining settings, with nearly universal success. We also have litigated labor matters, including seeking and obtaining injunctions against alleged unfair labor practices and violations of collective bargaining agreements.

In the public sector, the firm provides clients with employment policy manuals and procedures and assists them in complying with the unique requirements of the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, the maintenance of appropriate personnel files, Public Records Act issues, and the management and implementation of progressive discipline plans.