Let Us Help With Your Employment Law Issue

Employment law is a complex area of law, and employees and workers are often uncertain of their rights and how to exercise them. There are a great many federal laws protecting workers' rights, but you need to know which ones apply to your specific situation. Our attorneys at Ranwick & Nowicki are here to help. We understand the complexity of the many labor and employment laws and regulations, and we can help you identify how they apply to your facts.

Wage And Hour Laws And Misclassification

One area where violations frequently happen is with wage and hour laws, and is often related to misclassification of employees. If you are not paid for overtime, have your tips manipulated, are expected to work off the clock, are shorted vacation time or other pay, you have experienced a wage and hour violation.

Additionally, some employers may misclassify a worker as "exempt," in an effort to avoid paying overtime. The rules governing exempt employees are complex and simply calling someone a "manager" or paying them a salary instead of by the hour may not make them exempt. Our lawyers can help identify if your employer is engaging in violations of these laws.

Discrimination And Harassment Laws

Discrimination issues are covered by various laws, including Title VII, the ADEA, and the ADA. These cases can be complex and often require significant evidence. If you believe you have suffered discrimination based on age, sex, race, religion or any other protected classification at work, speaking with an attorney is a good way to find out if your scenario may be covered and, as important, the type of evidence necessary to convince a court.

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act)

Have You Experienced Retaliation?

Some employers may retaliate if you exercise any of the rights you are guaranteed under these laws, whether discrimination, reasonable accommodation under the FMLA or even demanding proper safety equipment or training under OSHA. That is prohibited and we can defend your rights and your job.

Veterans and jobs under government contracts may have additional protections, and our lawyers can help you safeguard your rights if these laws have been violated.

Contact Us

If you think your employment rights have been violated or are uncertain if you have a case, don't delay. You have nothing to lose by calling us, as we offer free initial consultations, and you won't have to pay attorney fees if we take your case. Call our Minneapolis office at 800-797-3147 or use our online contact form.