Employee Hiring, Discipline & Discharge

Axley employee policy attorneys represent employers in all facets of the employment relationship from hiring through discharge. Labor and employment attorneys review employment policies and procedures to minimize hiring, disciplinary and termination-based claims. Our attorneys also regularly advise employers in handling individual personnel issues involving performance, discipline and termination. Axley attorneys vigorously represent employers in discharge-based claims

Our employee policy attorneys represent employers in claims arising from or under:
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Discrimination laws
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment contracts
  • The public policy exception to at-will employment
  • Whistle blower laws and other anti-retaliation provisions

Employee Hiring, Discipline & Discharge Attorneys

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Client Successes

Some of our past experience in the field.
Workplace Conflict Matters
Resolved numerous employment claims involving discrimination, hostile workplace, violation of employer policies, wrongful termination and severance on behalf of both employers and employees.
Worker Disability & Retaliation Claims
Obtained summary judgment in federal court, which was affirmed on appeal at Champlin v. Wonewoc-Center Sch. Dist., 2003 WL 2150938, on behalf of school district of former employee's claim for failure to accommodate an alleged disability, while also obtaining no probable cause finding after hearing before Equal Rights Division on retaliation claim brought by same employee
Obtained Favorable Verdict in Federal False Claims Case
Obtained favorable verdict after court trial in Federal False Claims case where employee alleged he was terminated for complaining about the submission of claims to the federal government. See 2008 WL 4449941 (W.D. Wis.) and 246 F.R.D. 577 (W.D. Wis. 2007) (e-discovery decision)

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