Areas Of Practice

NYC Employment & Labor Attorneys

Located in Long Island City, NY, the law firm of Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P. C. represents small and mid-sized businesses in connection with any employment related matter, including litigation defense and government agency investigations. We represent companies and business owners across a wide range of fields, including non-profit organizations, doctors/medical practices, restaurants, building owners/managers, construction and security companies, law firms/lawyers, wholesalers/distributors/suppliers, car washes, grocery stores and several other types of commercial operations. Our practice involves all aspects of employment law defense and consulting, from compliance and regulatory issues to human resources counseling and employment-related litigation.

Legal Counseling to Help You Avoid Employee Disputes

When you turn to our firm for legal help, we offer human resources counseling to guide you in avoiding common employee disputes. If you are facing a current problem, we make every effort to quickly resolve the issue through negotiations, or alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation. However, we are always prepared to take your case to court to protect your rights and the financial health of your business. Our attorneys regularly defend clients in cases before the New York State Courts, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. While employment and labor law encompasses a broad spectrum of categories, our attorneys represent management primarily in the following areas:

Workplace Discrimination & Harassment

  • EEOC Charges
  • NYS Division of Human Rights Complaints
  • NYC Commission on Human Rights Complaints
  • Federal & State Court Litigation

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance

  • Minimum Wage/Overtime Compliance Issues
  • Recordkeeping Audits and Consultations
  • Individual Employee/Class Action Litigation

US/NYS Department of Labor Investigations & Proceedings

Retaliation/Whistleblower Claims

Employment Law/Human Resources Consulting

  • Development of personnel policies and procedures
  • Assisting Management With Employee Disciplinary Actions
  • Training Management and Employees Regarding Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation
  • Compliance Assistance With Various Employment Laws Such As the Family & Medical Leave Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act

Employment & Severance Agreements

  • Negotiation & Preparation
  • Dispute resolution

Union Grievances, Arbitrations & Collective Bargaining

  • Representation in Collective Bargaining
  • Defending Against Unfair Labor Practices Claims
  • Defending Employee Grievances
  • Contract Arbitration
  • Preventing Union Organizing and Elections
  • Legal Advice for Contract Interpretation

Internal Investigations

If you have questions about our practice areas or need legal advice concerning any employment issue, call our law firm of Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P.C. at (718) 275-6700. We will be glad to arrange a consultation at your convenience. Employment and labor law attorneys serving businesses in New York City and in towns and communities throughout the NYC metro area.

Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P. C.

30-30 Northern Blvd., Suite 401
Long Island City, New York 11101

Phone: (718) 275-6700
Fax: (718) 275-6704

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