The Goldstein Law Firm, P.C.

Practice Areas

PRIVATE SECTOR LEGAL SERVICES


The Goldstein Law Firm provides a multitude of legal services to private sector employers including: consulting and training; investigations; labor relations and personnel; litigation; negotiations; OSHA; and Workers Compensation. The following legal services are representative of The Goldstein Law Firm's private sector legal services:

CONSULTING AND TRAINING

Coaching managers through difficult firing and layoff decisions
Training managers to legally hire, promote, evaluate and fire employees
Training managers in how to legally administer personnel policies in non-union environments
Training managers in how to legally administer labor contracts and grievance/arbitration handling in union environments
Training managers in how to investigate sexual harassment claims and other claims of discrimination/misconduct and whistle blowing
Training managers in how to spot drug/alcohol abuse and employee theft

INVESTIGATIONS

Sexual Harassment
Discrimination Harassment
Conflicts of Interest
Employee Misconduct

LABOR RELATIONS AND PERSONNEL

Americans With Disabilities Act and DFEH Anti-Disability Discrimination
Discipline Issues
Drafting Affirmative Action Plans
Employment Contracts for Executives
Employment Contracts for Mid-Level Management
Employment Contracts for General and Sales Employees
Employment Discrimination
Family Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act matters
Independent Contractor Agreements
Labor Contract Administration, Grievance and Arbitration Handling
Layoffs/WARN Issues
National Labor Relations Act, Representation Petitions, Unit Modifications, Decertifications, and Unfair Labor Practices
Review and Drafting of Personnel Procedures, Policies, and Employee Handbooks
Wage and Hour issues, F.S.L.A., Davis Bacon, federal and state prevailing wage issues, California Labor Commissioner matters
Workplace Violence

LITIGATION

Age Discrimination
Arbitration and Mediation
Wrongful termination
Discrimination Against Students
Employment Discrimination
Employment Related Class Actions
ERISA
FEHA and EEOC Complaints
FLSA and State Labor Code Actions
Gender Discrimination
Independent Contractor Status
Privacy Issues
Private Education Issues
Race Discrimination
Sex Discrimination
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Unfair Competition
Workplace Harassment Restraining Orders

NEGOTIATIONS

Collective bargaining for Single Employers
Collective bargaining for multi-employer associations
Labor Management Mediation

OSHA

Defense against CALOSHA citations

WORKERS' COMPENSATION

Discrimination Claims under Labor Code Section 132(a).
Serious and Wilful Claims under Labor Code section 4553 et. seq.

PUBLIC SECTOR LEGAL SERVICES


The Goldstein Law Firm provides a multitude of legal services to public sector employers including: consulting and training; investigations; labor relations and personnel; litigation; negotiations; OSHA; and Workers Compensation. The following legal services are representative of The Goldstein Law Firm's public sector legal services:

CONSULTING AND TRAINING

Coaching Staff Negotiators Through Preparation to Final Agreement
Training Human Resources Personnel in Negotiations
Training Human Resources Personnel in MOU Administration and Grievance Handling

INVESTIGATIONS

Sexual Harassment
Discrimination Harassment
Conflicts of Interest
Employee Misconduct
Police, Fire and Emergency Services Misconduct

LABOR RELATIONS AND PERSONNEL

Americans With Disabilities Act
Administrative Hearings-Civil Service and Personnel Board Hearings
Binding Arbitration of Rights and Interest Disputes
Discipline Issues
Discipline Issues and Employee Issues Involving Police and Fire Employees
Layoffs
Drafting Policies and Procedures
Employment Discrimination
Family Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act
Memorandum of Understanding Administration
Police Bill of Rights
Public Employee Relations Board (PERB)
Public Transit District Laws
Representation Matters (e.g. recognition petition, unit modifications, decertification)
Unfair Labor Relations Practices
Review and Drafting personnel procedures and policies
Wage and hour issues (F.S.L.A.)

LITIGATION

Employment Discrimination
FEHA and EEOC Complaints
Defense against Writs of Mandate
Defense of Class Actions for Misclassifications of Employees
Myers, Milias Brown Act

NEGOTIATIONS

Meet and Confer
Mediation
Interest Advisory and Binding arbitration
Fact Findings

OSHA

Defense against CALOSHA citations

WORKERS COMPENSATION

Serious and Wilful Claims under Labor Code section 4553 et. seq.
Discrimination Claims under Labor Code Section 132(a).


EMPLOYEE LEGAL SERVICES


The Goldstein Law Firm provides a multitude of legal services to employees, including but not limited to, referral services to separate outside counsel pursuant to California State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 2-200.