Labor and Employment

Bishop | Barry attorneys in its Labor and Employment Group advise and defend employers facing complicated situations. One thing we have learned is that no two situations are the same. Our experienced litigation attorneys have represented employers in all types of matters, including administrative investigations and hearings with the EEOC, Cal-OSHA, the California Labor Commissioner, and other state and federal agencies. They have also effectively handled cases in both state and federal courts, from the pre-litigation stages all the way through the appellate process. We have defended employers against a wide range of claims, including those for:

  • Age, race, sex, disability, and other forms of prohibited discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Racial harassment
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Defamation
  • Retaliation against a whistleblower
  • Intentional infliction of emotional distress
  • Negligent supervision
  • Violation of miscellaneous statutory individual employment rights
  • Unfair competition

We also provide advice in a variety of other areas, including:

  • Handbooks/Policies & Procedures
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Agreements & Contracts
  • Insurance for Employment Disputes
  • Investigations
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
  • Termination & Severance Packages
  • Wage & Hour Issues

When employment disputes cannot be resolved outside the courtroom, Bishop | Barry group of attorneys have the skill and experience to aggressively protect our clients’ interests.

Practice Groups

Marketplace Tower
6001 Shellmound Street, Suite 875
Emeryville, CA 94608

Tel (510) 596-0888
Fax (510) 596-0899