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Agreements to Protect You and Your Employees
Employment law is full of complexity. Our attorneys are well-versed in employment law, and we’re ready to look out for your best interests. We can address your needs for a variety of HR agreements designed to protect you from legal action.
These agreements include:
Our employment attorneys understand all the nuances involved in drafting a confidentiality agreement. If you need to create a contract, we’ll guide you through the complicated legal process and help you to protect your company’s rights.
If someone has broken your company’s confidentiality agreement, we will work with you to resolve the issue, including recovering financial losses. Our team will also help you strategize to prevent future possible breaches.
Companies use deferred compensation plans for a variety of reasons and goals:
Whatever your need, our attorneys will guide the development of your deferred compensation plan. We offer assistance with both qualified plans, regulated by the Employment Retirement Income and Security Act (ERISA) and nonqualified plans.
Our attorneys draft employment agreements designed to protect you and your employees. These agreements describe the terms and conditions of your relationship including:
We’ll look out for your best interests by creating and negotiating fair agreements in compliance with all laws and regulations.
Non-compete agreements protect your business by restricting competition from former employees who leave to work for someone else in your sector. These agreements legally prevent your former employees from sharing specific information with your competitors.
Our attorneys can make sure that a non-compete agreement meets the requisite enforceable requirements. It should:
It’s a challenge, sometimes, to create a balanced agreement that’s strict enough to protect your interests and reasonable enough for the court to enforce. We can develop a non-compete agreement that isn’t too broad and that includes reasonable terms to protect your best interests.
Companies use severance agreements to manage risk. And while Pennsylvania and federal law don’t require employers to provide severance pay, these agreements serve an important function:
Talk to our attorneys about whether it’s in your best interest to draft a severance agreement. We’ll draft an agreement that offers effective protections for your business.
The value of a good education and solid training is priceless and yields many dividends. Companies offer tuition reimbursement programs to reduce their tax burdens and shrink turnover.
Tuition assistance can run up operating costs quite significantly. If your employee leaves, it may be possible to recoup those out-of-pocket costs. Our attorneys can offer you some security in your investment by drafting a tuition assistance agreement. Generally, this document details the specifics of:
A tuition reimbursement program includes many different logistics. We’ll write a formal contract that protects your company from misunderstanding — and possible liability — while specifying the requirements for your workforce to follow.
Our attorneys listen.
In order to gain an understanding of your needs and see if we can help, we set up a conversation. Once we can assess your situation and define the legal services and guidance you require, you have the opportunity to establish an attorney-client relationship.
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