Our services cover a wide range of issues regularly addressed by employers.

Providing Resources and Services

  • Assess cultural, communication, and management issues, and develop reinforcing, enhancing, and/or remedial alternatives
  • Audit policies and processes for compliance, efficacy, and best practices
  • Litigate contested cases in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels; before federal and state administrative agencies during investigative and enforcement phases; in arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures
  • Investigate allegations of wrongful conduct
  • Provide external investigations into complaints of wrongful conduct
  • Provide “help desk” resource for managers and executives
  • Provide ombuds services
  • Work with management on union organizing campaigns, union negotiations, and grievances

Training and Coaching

  • Present group training and individual coaching in communication, employee performance management, and conflict management
  • Prepare internal trainees to deliver training, including train-the-trainer and toolboxes for implementation and follow up
  • Train supervisors in procedures that comply with legal requirements while promoting organizational values, such as managing employee performance, operating in today’s legal climate, establishing a positive and productive work environment, selection and hiring, and creative supervision
  • Train executive employees on the primary principles for controlling employment-related risk
  • Coach high-risk executives

Developing policies, agreements and programs

  • Create protocol and train supervisor and managers to provide an effective “First Response”TM to employee complaints
  • Design customized policies, procedures, informational material, and forms, including employee handbooks, management manuals, single-distribution memoranda, and supervisory protocols
  • Develop compliance programs
  • Develop workplace violence policies, train appropriate staff in implementation, and assist employers to implement and train workplace violence critical response teams
  • Develop agreements, including employment agreements, severance agreements, and collective bargaining agreements