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Attorneys in Plunkett Cooney's Labor & Employment Law Practice Group have handled virtually every type of claim that can be brought against an employer at the administrative and trial court levels, as well as under the terms of labor contracts.
The firm’s clients include public and private employers in such diverse industries as manufacturing, healthcare, government, banking, hospitality, insurance, transportation, professional services, entertainment and retail. The firm has the distinction of serving as EPLI panel counsel for some of the world's largest insurance providers.
Plunkett Cooney’s labor and employment attorneys have a strong trial orientation and aggressively defend employers in litigation involving age, sex, race, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, disability and other discrimination claims in state and federal courts. Through its pre-trial motion practice, the firm has also been successful in obtaining the dismissal of thousands of cases without the necessity of a trial.
Our attorneys routinely represent clients in labor and employment disputes before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, Michigan Employment Relations Commission, state and U.S. Departments of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other labor and employment agencies.
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