Employment and Labor Law

Employment litigation, compliance, labor relations and more.

At Hanft Fride our employment and labor law attorneys offer employers the assistance and expertise they need to understand and properly exercise their employment and labor law rights, to minimize their exposure to employment claims and to defend their interests should litigation occur.

Hanft Fride serves both unionized and non-unionized employers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. We counsel on a wide range of local, state and federal employment law compliance issues, including workersí compensation. Our firm provides a full spectrum of labor law services including guidance in response to organizational activity, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, representation in grievance and interest arbitrations and handling unfair labor practice charges. And we are experienced in defending employers in all venues, including the National Labor Relations Board, state and federal courts, and local, state and federal regulatory agencies.

Services Include:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Employment contracts and non-competes
  • Trade secrets
  • Labor management relations
  • Contract disputes
  • Workers' compensation defense
  • Wages and hours
  • Employee benefits
  • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Grievance handling
  • Arbitrations
  • Personal practices
  • Drug and alcohol policies
  • Hiring and firing