While Mr. Van Valkenburgh is a successful litigator in state and federal courts, the primary goal of his practice is to help employers avoid litigation. He does so by providing services including:
Drafting Employee Handbooks and other policies which not only comply with the law but also are customized to your business.
Negotiating and drafting Employment Agreements.
Negotiating and drafting Confidentiality, Non-Solicitation and Non-Compete Agreements.
Compliance audits ensuring that employers are following best practices with regard to numerous laws applicable to employees such as Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and Florida’s worker’s compensation laws.
Flat fee consulting plans which include responding to telephone calls and e-mails of questions regarding employment laws, hiring, disciplinary and termination decisions, and disputes with or between employees.
Employee classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act and drafting accurate job descriptions in accordance with such classifications.
Management and employee training on subjects such as sexual harassment, how to handle the difficult employee, and responding to requests for accommodation under the ADA.
Internal investigations of discrimination, harassment, and other alleged wrongdoing.
Representation before government agencies, working with employers to respond to EEOC Charges of Discrimination, Wage and Hour audits, and unemployment claims.
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