Wrongful termination is a hotly litigated topic in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the rest of the country. Giampolo Law Group represents clients who were wrongfully terminated for reasons including refusing to commit a crime, applying for workman’s compensation, filing a claim under the Wage Payment and Collection Law, and for reporting health or safety hazards they were legally obligated to report. GLG also represents employees who were discriminated against based on age, sex, race, religion, retaliation, HIV status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. If you feel you have been a victim of discrimination, harassment, workplace retaliation or wrongful termination please contact our employment law attorneys serving the gay and LGBTQ+ communities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
In Pennsylvania, employers are allowed to hire and fire employees “at will” —employees can be fired without reason and at any time. However, there are limits to the at-will doctrine, and GLG will make sure that you are compensated for wrongful termination.
At GLG, our gay friendly employment law lawyers also expertly draft and review employee contracts—including non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements—and severance agreements. If you are considering signing an employment agreement, the best thing you can do is to have it reviewed by an experienced attorney.
Our mission is to guide our clients through practical action to resolve their claims without resorting to a lawsuit and to represent them strongly in court when a lawsuit is warranted.
GLG represents employers in all facets of employment law, helping them to maintain and retain a productive workforce. Discrimination based on age, sex, race, religion, retaliation, sexual orientation, and gender identity is a minefield, and we can provide expert advice on navigating these requirements to ensure employers minimize their legal exposure.
GLG also consults with employers to assist with drafting:
- Employee Handbooks and Employee Policy Development
- Workplace Training
- Employee Contracts, including Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, Confidentiality, and Severance Agreements
At GLG, our Philadelphia LGBTQ+ employment law attorneys are knowledgeable
- Employment and Non-Compete Agreements
- Technology and Privacy Issues
- Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information
- Workplace Torts
- Constitutional Law.
Finally, GLG provides transactional advice concerning complex issues relating to disputes between partners and shareholders in closely-held businesses. The gay friendly lawyers at our firm advise clients to take advantage of annual audits of their employment practices and policies. GLG’s integrated, multi-disciplinary team of attorneys reviews and updates aspects of a client’s: workplace compliance policies, compensation packages, benefits policies, human resources practices, hiring, employee discipline procedures and termination, and employee handbooks. You can count on Giampolo Law Group’s expertise to navigate the often difficult issues faced by both employers and employees in today’s competitive business world.
With offices in PA & NJ our LGBTQ+ employment law attorneys serve all of both states including the Abington, Allentown, Asbury Park, Bethlehem, Carlisle, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Easton, Elizabeth, Erie, Haddon Township, Harrisburg, Hoboken, Jersey City, Lambertville, Media, Montclair, New Brunswick, New Hope, Newark, Ocean Grove, Paterson, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Reading, Scranton, State College, Trenton, West Chester & Wilkes-Barre.