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Labor & Employment

Avoiding litigation is a top priority for Woods Aitken’s labor and employment attorneys. We help our clients prevent employment claims and advise on HR strategies that will result in a sound defense position should a claim occur. We pride ourselves on providing what you want, when you want it. We are prompt to return phone calls and will respond to emails as soon as reasonably practicable. For over 50 years Woods Aitken’s labor and employment attorneys have represented local, regional and national businesses in a broad spectrum of industries. We provide services in human resources counseling, employment litigation, and traditional labor law.

Human Resource Consulting & Training

  • Employee Handbook
  • Employment Law Audits
  • Employee Surveys
  • Hiring Procedures
  • Internal Investigations
  • Psychological Testing
  • Dismissal Procedures
  • Downsizing Planning
  • Drug/Alcohol Testing
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Wage-Hour Compliance
  • ADA Compliance
  • Separation Agreements
  • Service Letters
  • Sexual Harassment Policies
  • ADR
  • Management Testing
  • Immigration

Employment Litigation

  • Employment Litigation
  • Age Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Employee Benefits
  • Disability Discrimination
  • FMLA
  • Equal Pay
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • OSHA
  • Retaliation
  • Employment Contracts
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Wrongful Discharge Employment Torts
  • EEOC and State Commission Disputes
  • Unemployment Compensation

Labor Relations

  • NLRB Proceedings
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Elections
  • Union Awareness
  • Union Organizing
  • Campaigns
  • Union Decertification
  • Arbitrations
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Agreement Negotiations
  • Strikes
  • Lockouts
  • Picketing and Hand billing
  • Construction Issues
  • Preemption of State Regulations
  • Judicial Review & Enforcement
  • Public Sector
  • Successorship Issues in Business Acquisitions
  • Woods Aitken is recognized in Chambers USA 2023 under Nebraska: Labor & Employment
  • Since 2013, Woods Aitken has partnered with the Lincoln Journal Star and LincolnHR to encourage and promote positive work environments by measuring employee engagement and satisfaction through the Best Places to Work in Lincoln initiative, honoring organizations that deliver an outstanding work experience. More information about Best Places to Work can be found at www.woodsaitken.com/bptw