EKECHUKWU LAW GROUP, P.C. represents and provides legal advice to individuals and businesses including start-ups on all employment related issues. For employees, we help review executive employment contracts, salaries and benefits to ensure that your rights are fully protected. For employers, work with employers to develop sound policies and procedures designed to prevent violations of state and federal employment laws. We provide representation and advice in the following areas:
- Discrimination: Workplace discrimination on the basis of Age, Disability, Race/Ethnicity/National Origin, Sexual Orientation, Gender and Religious discrimination
- Wrongful Termination
- Sexual and Workplace Harassment
- Contract disputes: Violations of non-compete agreements, non-solicitation covenants and confidentiality agreements
- Wage and Hour claims, including unpaid overtime
- Employment law violations involving medical issues , including violations under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
- Violations of other federal and state employment laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Contact EKECHUKWU LAW GROUP, P.C. today at (312) 360-1944 and we will help you fight to protect your employment interests.
Some Useful Terms
Wrongful termination occurs when an employer fires an employee for reporting, threatening to report or attempting to report illegal activity. For example, when an employer fires an employee for reporting age discrimination in the workplace, the employer has wrongfully terminated the employee.
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, and is prohibited by federal, state and local laws. It may include such conduct as unwelcome sexual advances, and/or physical or verbal harassment that is sexual in nature. The law protects both males and females from sexual harassment in the workplace.
Workplace discrimination, or employment discrimination, occurs when an employee or applicant is treated less favorably than his peers because of the employee