Legal Counseling, Compliance And Training For Employers

The law affects virtually every aspect of the employer-employee relationship, from interviewing to termination. For employers, this complex regulatory environment poses ever-evolving challenges. Complying with the law requires implementing the right strategies in a proactive manner.

Sulloway & Hollis photographed in Concord, New Hampshire on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Copyright 2015 Rob Strong

(Left to right: William D. Pandolph and Christopher J. Pyles)

At Sulloway & Hollis, we are committed to helping employers navigate the often murky area of labor and employment law. Our attorneys draw on a wealth of experience and knowledge to craft forward-thinking solutions tailored to fit clients’ unique needs. We are familiar with the challenges employers face, particularly in the health care and education fields. Employers throughout New England rely on our team for strategic guidance and counsel at all stages of the employer-employee relationship. We also provide litigation services to employers across the region.

By understanding the overarching mission and business goals of every client, we provide effective solutions for reducing risks and avoiding employment-related disputes.

Proactive Strategies For Success

We work closely with employers to ensure full regulatory compliance and minimize exposure to liability. To that end, our attorneys provide trusted guidance on:

  • Hiring, interviewing and conducting background checks
  • Drafting employment contracts, including executive, non-compete and confidentiality agreements
  • Preparing employment handbooks and personnel policies
  • Disciplining and discharging employees
  • Preparing severance packages and agreements
  • Handling plant closings and reductions in workforce
  • Structuring employee compensation and benefit packages
  • Addressing drug, alcohol, harassment and other problems in the workplace
  • Implementing strategies for embracing diversity in the workplace
  • Developing policies for staffing issues involving independent contractors and temporary employees
  • Managing labor relations

We also conduct training and seminars for employers, management, human resources departments and employees. Our attorneys are well-versed in the nuances of state and federal employment laws such as:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • The Equal Pay Act
  • The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act
  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
  • The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • The Labor-Management Relations Act (also known as the Taft-Hartley Act)
  • The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA)

Practice Group Members

Learn More

Our Labor and Employment Law Practice Group works with employers across New England. To learn more, visit our contact page or call Practice Group Leaders Bill Pandolph or Chris Pyles at 603-223-2800.