Wyoming Employment Law

Wyoming Fair Employment Practices Act

  • We aggressively defend employers subject to this state discrimination law.
  • We provide proactive advice and litigation defense for employers fighting claims brought under this law.

Wyoming Equal Pay Law

  • We proactively counsel and advise employers on complying with this law.
  • We aggressively defend employers against claims brought under this law.

Wyoming Military Leave Act

  • We proactively counsel and advise employers on managing military leaves and returning employees to work to minimize claims under this law or avoid them entirely.
  • When claims are brought, we defend employers aggressively to defeat such claims entirely or strategically position them for resolution on very favorable terms.¬†

Wyoming Wage Payment Law

  • We proactively counsel and advise employers on complying with this law, especially with regard to employees who quit or are discharged.
  • We aggressively defend employers against claims brought under this law.

Wyoming Garnishment Law

  • We proactively counsel and advise employers on handling garnishments involving their employees.
  • We aggressively defend employers against claims brought under this law.

Wyoming Health Care Continuation Law

  • We proactively counsel and advise employers on handling health care continuation issues under this law, especially for those employers not subject to COBRA.
  • We aggressively defend employers against claims brought under this law.

Implied Contract and Promissory Estoppel Claims

  • We draft effective and enforceable employee handbooks and policies and procedures, while at the same time providing language to avoid such claims.
  • We aggressively defend employers against such claims when they are brought.

Employment Agreements

  • We negotiate and draft employment agreements that effectively incentivize employees and provide maximum protection for the company.
  • We proactively counsel and advise employers to recognize potential employment agreement issues and prevent them from becoming claims.
  • When employment agreement claims are brought, we do one of two things:
    1. Litigate them aggressively to defeat them; or
    2. Strategically position them so that they can be resolved on very favorable terms.

Non-Solicitation/Non-Competes

  • We negotiate and draft effective and easily enforceable non-solicitation and non-compete agreements.
  • We proactively counsel and advise employers on best policies and practices to protect intellectual property and trade secrets.
  • We aggressively litigate non-solicitation and non-compete issues to preserve trade secrets and protect employers from damage by former employees.

Areas of Expertise

Practicing in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming

  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Accommodation Issues
  • Leave Issues
  • Wage and Hour
  • Affirmative Action and OFCCP
  • Labor Law and Union Issues
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Waiver and Release Agreements
  • Employment Policies and Employment Handbooks