Employment Law

Blalock Walters labor and employment attorneys represent companies of all sizes in a wide variety of industries in virtually every aspect of the employer-employee relationship. We work closely with our clients to create and implement preventative strategies and practices to avoid liability and costly litigation. When litigation does arise, we aggressively defend our clients to achieve the best possible outcomes.  Our Services include:

  • Advising employers in day-to-day personnel practices and employee relations and disciplinary matters
  • Employment litigation defense, including wrongful discharge, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage-hour, contract, and all other employment-related claims
  • Drafting employment policies and employee handbooks
  • Conducting and supervising internal investigations of clients
  • Representation before governmental agencies, including the Department of Labor (DOL); Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); National Labor Relations Board (NLRB); Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
  • Enforcement of non-competition agreements and the protection of trade secrets and confidential information
  • Traditional labor relations matters, including union avoidance, representation elections, unfair labor practice proceedings and collective bargaining
  • Assisting government contractors with the preparation and maintenance of the mandatory Affirmative Action Programs