Our firm has extensive experience in all labor, employment and immigration matters critical to health care clients, including employment discrimination, unlawful (including sexual) harassment, wrongful discharge, whistle-blowing, defamation, reductions in force, hiring foreign professionals and work authorization compliance.
We assist clients in the preparation of employment handbooks, applications, evaluations and related personnel material; the preparation of employment contracts and covenants not to compete; severance and release arrangements; and litigation involving these matters. We also handle traditional labor matters including contract negotiations and administration, organizing campaigns, strike planning, labor arbitration, wage and hour issues, and National Labor Relations Board proceedings. We regularly advise clients on temporary and permanent work authorization options for foreign personnel including H-1B, STEM extensions, L-1, TN, O-1, J-1 waivers; prepare and file benefits requests, labor certifications (PERM) and legal permanent residence applications (green cards) for EB-1, EB-2, EB-3; and, advise clients regarding work authorization compliance, anti-discrimination provisions contained in the immigration code, and self-audits.
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