Our Voorhees, New Jersey, law firm represents employers and employees in a variety of employment matters. Employment Law Attorney Howard Mendelson has been the counsel for school districts in the region, including Voorhees Township Public Schools. This has provided him with experience with employment issues in a public employee setting. He has also handled employment disputes for business organizations in this area of New Jersey.
Mediation Attorney Howard Mendelson has resolved many employment disputes through mediation. As a certified mediator, he knows that mediation is often less expensive, less stressful and more likely to produce a result that both parties can accept. Many labor contracts require mediation as a first step in resolving employment disputes.
Types of Employment Cases We Handle
Although a strong advocate for mediation, Attorney Mendelson has an extensive background as a litigator. He will use whatever approach best meets the needs of the client. Our cases have involved:
- Wrongful discharge
- Age, race and sex discrimination
- Whistleblower retaliation
- Family and Medical Leave Act violations
- Sexual harassment
- Pregnancy and disability discrimination
- Sexual orientation discrimination
- Fair Labor Standards Act overtime claims
- Reasonable accommodation claims
Representing School Districts and Municipalities
We represent school districts and other public entities in labor negotiations. We draft employment contracts and negotiate severance and benefits packages. We attend hearings arising from tenure disputes. We provide training to school administrators in compliance with state and federal employment laws.
Preventing Employment Claims and Disputes
We develop employment manuals and procedures so that the business is in compliance with employment law. We conduct internal investigations to determine the facts of employment claims. Attorney Mendelson is available to respond to specific questions from clients about employee rights, employment law and employment practices.