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Labor & Employment: Defending Employers

The Ebbert Law Firm represents Tennessee employers and provides a full range of employment defense services. We also enforce non-compete agreements. We help employers avoid litigated disputes by:

  • Designing sound employment policies
  • Training HR professionals and managers about employment laws
  • Conducting sexual and racial harassment training
  • Counseling employers about hiring practices
  • Counseling employers about disciplining and terminating employees
  • Negotiating and preparing employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and severance agreements.

The Ebbert Law Firm defends employers against charges and lawsuits from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tennessee Human Rights Commission, and employees. We conduct detailed investigations, formulate a defense, and work toward an efficient resolution. We prepare position statements and stand ready to defend any lawsuits that may be filed.

These are some of the areas in which The Ebbert Law Firm represents employers:

  • Employment discrimination — Race, national origin, age, gender, pregnancy, disability, religion, and other protected classes;
  • Sex and Sexual Preference;
  • Sexual harassment;
  • Race harassment;
  • Fair Labor Standards Act cases involving overtime claims and minimum wage violations;
  • Family and Medical Leave Act claims;
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigations and complaints;
  • Independent contractor misclassification;
  • Enforcing Non-compete agreements;
  • Equal Pay Act claims;
  • Breach of employment contract cases;
  • Hostile work environment claims;
  • Retaliation claims;
  • Whistleblower claims under the Tennessee Public Protection Act;
  • Workers’ compensation retaliation claims; and
  • Wrongful termination lawsuits.

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