Labor & Employment

Crowe & Dunlevy is adept in the representation of management in the rapidly expanding area of labor and employment law. We have extensive experience in all facets of labor and employment law and strive to provide cost-effective, quality representation to our clients. Because of the wide range of labor and employment law matters, the Labor & Employment Practice Group includes both attorneys who devote substantially all of their time to these matters, as well as those who focus in a specific area of law.

The firm’s labor and employment attorneys are involved in a number of networks and professional resource groups, including the Employment Law Alliance, a comprehensive network of labor and employment attorneys worldwide. Membership provides access to employment, labor, and immigration knowledge and experience in more than 120 countries around the globe and throughout the United States.

Employment Discrimination/Wrongful Discharge Cases

  • Discrimination charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and equivalent state and local agencies
  • Suits alleging discrimination or wrongful discharge
  • Periodic client training programs and legal updates
  • Employer personnel policies, procedures and handbooks

Collective Bargaining

The firm represents many unionized companies and provides advice regarding:

  • Coordination of election campaigns
  • Contract negotiations
  • Representation of management in grievance and arbitration matters
  • Advising management during strikes and other job actions
  • Practice before the National Labor Relations Board

Coordination of Election Campaigns

  • Contract negotiations
  • Representation of management in grievance and arbitration matters
  • Advising management during strikes and other job actions
  • Practice before the National Labor Relations board
  • Union avoidance strategies both during and after organization campaigns

Administrative Law

Crowe & Dunlevy represents management in defending charges and complaints filed with various state and federal agencies, including:

  • U.S. and Oklahoma Departments of Labor
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Oklahoma Human Rights Commission
  • Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
  • Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Workers’ Compensation

Our labor and employment law attorneys represent many self-insured companies and private carriers in defending workers’ compensation claims which positions us to be better able to assist clients in achieving their human resources goals. The firm also defends retaliatory discharge claims brought under the Workers’ Compensation Act.

Immigration Services

Immigration law and policy continues to grow in complexity and gain importance in our ever shrinking global economy. Crowe & Dunlevy pulls together extensive experience to help employers build a strong and thriving workforce. The firm focuses on all aspects of immigration law and policy, including:

  • Immigration compliance
  • Immigration policy and advocacy
  • Nonimmigrant (temporary) visas through employment
  • Immigrant (permanent) visas through employment and family
  • Naturalization and citizenship
  • Immigration litigation

Client Comments*

“Crowe & Dunlevy is very professional, very knowledgeable and quick to respond. They are always looking out for our organization’s best interest.” – Hitachi Computer Products Inc.

“I have been working with Randall Snapp at Crowe & Dunlevy for quite some time. His response is always helpful, well thought and extremely timely. He listens, takes the time to really understand all the issues, and responds in a clear and understandable manner. Although I have primarily used Randall, I have attended many training opportunities organized by Crowe & Dunlevy and have always come away with very helpful information. I would highly recommend Crowe & Dunlevy.”
– Judy P., Society of Exploration Geophysicists

“Crowe & Dunlevy handles our difficult issues with professionalism, knowledge and a wealth of experience.” – client name confidential

“The attorneys at Crowe are very knowledgeable in Oklahoma Workers Compensation law and have helped us on numerous occasions when we needed advice.”  – client name confidential

“We have used Crowe & Dunlevy to train management on how to deal with potential union organizational activity in the work place.  They have a good understanding of the laws in this regard!”  – client name confidential

 Contact us for more information on labor and employment law.

*Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its merits.

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