Labor And Employment Law

Claims and lawsuits alleging employment discrimination and retaliation are on the rise. Whether representing an employer after a claim is filed or advising employers on complying with state and federal laws and regulations, the attorneys at Skawski Law Offices are able to provide effective representation to obtain the best and most efficient results at a reasonable cost. Our attorneys have experience defending employment discrimination and retaliation claims involving race, national origin, gender, religion, pregnancy, sexual harassment, disability, and age under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Illinois Human Rights Act. Our attorneys are experienced in both state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, and the National Labor Review Board.

Skawski Law Offices also possesses extensive experience with wage and hour issues. With the prospect of having to pay significant damages, including attorney's fees, to a prevailing plaintiff, or undergo an audit by the Department of Labor, properly classifying an employee as exempt or non-exempt from overtime and accurately keeping track of all hours worked for all non-exempt employees is extremely important. The employment attorneys at Skawski Law Offices have significant experience in defending employers in both state and federal courts, as well as before the Department of Labor, in wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, and the Illinois Minimum Wage Law.
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