Employment Law

Employment Law

Employment Law Attorneys

The mission of the employment law attorneys at Rathje & Woodward, LLC is to help employers maximize profitability by creating a positive work environment with satisfied workers. We work with you to create a tailor-made human resource program designed to increase productivity, encourage teamwork, and improve worker morale. With such a program in place, the risk of an unsatisfied employee is minimized.

We accomplish this through training, handbooks, improved communications with employees and annual audits. We also have the skill and knowledge to draft effective non-compete and sales representative agreements and handle unfair competition issues, including litigating breaches of restrictive covenants.

Representing Employers for Over 70 Years

At Rathje & Woodward, LLC, we believe employment matters are better handled in-house and that prevention is the most cost-effective strategy. Our retainer arrangement and free audits encourage this preventive strategy by allowing clients to openly communicate with us without having to worry about the cost of every phone call. This fee arrangement also allows management to anticipate and manage potential employment law issues and to budget costs.

Protect Your Business Now With Experienced Representation

We are here for you if your business does encounter an employment law dispute. The attorneys at Rathje & Woodward, LLC are adept at defending clients against a variety of federal, state and administrative claims such as wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the Equal Pay Act, the FMLA, and similar state statutes, whistle blower claims and common law retaliatory discharge claims. Our attorneys assess your dispute, obtain a thorough understanding of the situation and provide your business with a cost-effective resolution strategy with minimal disruption in the workplace.

Excellent Employment Law Attorneys Helping Business Clients

Rathje & Woodward, LLC has earned a reputation as one of the most respected law firms in the Chicagoland area. We quickly and efficiently resolve employment disputes in the following areas:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • At-Will-Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employer/Employee Counseling
  • Employment Agreements
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Harassment
  • Hiring/Firing
  • Internal Investigation
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Overtime
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Federal and State Regulations
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Risk-Management
  • Separation Agreements
  • Training
  • Wages
  • Whistle Blowing

Contact Our Employment Law Attorneys Today

Contact Rathje & Woodward, LLC to learn more about our legal services and how our employment law team is able to assist you or your business. Call 630-668-8500 today.

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