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Labor & Employment Law

Krugliak Wilkins recognizes the importance of any organization’s human resources and understands the opportunities and challenges of managing those human resources within the complicated web of federal and state laws and regulations; our firm represents employers in employment matters.  We have multiple attorneys, who have represented both private and public organizations, with experience in all aspects of employment and labor representation. This representation includes defense of all types of employment-related litigation, including Wrongful Discharge, ADA, Title VII, ADEA, FLSA, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Defamation and other claims raised in employment cases, in both the state and federal courts, as well as the EEOC, OCRC, and OSHA. In addition, we provide counsel and advice to clients on all issues relating to employment planning, layoffs, discipline, terminations, sexual harassment, FMLA and discrimination.

Our attorneys are actively involved in public and private sector workplaces that have union employees and non-union employees. We have extensive experience guiding these organizations and providing support with negotiating contracts, grievance management, arbitrations, and union organizing campaigns.

If you are an employer who needs help with labor and employment law issues, please contact us today.

Labor & Employment Law Attorneys

  1. Karen Soehnlen McQueen
    Karen is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. with a practice that focuses on areas of employment litigation and labor, representing employers in all labor matters… Read more about Karen Soehnlen McQueen Attorney At Law
  2. Michael J. Bogdan
    Michael is a director with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., LPA and joined the firm in 2003. He practices primarily in the area of labor and employment law and is certified as a specialist in Labor and… Read more about Michael J. Bogdan Attorney At Law
  3. John Bogniard
    John is a Director and former Managing Director at the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. His practice focuses in the labor and corporate fields. In the general corporate area, he handles a variety of legal… Read more about John Bogniard Attorney At Law
  4. Amanda M. Connelly
    Amanda is an Associate Attorney at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and joined the firm in 2017. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Section. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of Business… Read more about Amanda M. Connelly Attorney At Law
  1. Terry J. Evans
    TJ is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.  He provides legal counsel and advice to coroporate clients and individuals in various areas, including contract negotiations, lease negotiations,… Read more about Terry J. Evans Attorney At Law
  2. Leslie Iams Kuntz
    Leslie is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Leslie served four years as an Assistant Stark County Prosecutor in the Civil Division. She is a frequent guest speaker at… Read more about Leslie Iams Kuntz Attorney At Law
  3. Paul H. Malesick II
    Paul joined Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., as a director in January 2000, after 11 years of practicing with a firm whose practice was limited to Labor and Employment Law. A native of Steubenville, Ohio, Paul has… Read more about Paul H. Malesick II Attorney At Law
  4. Leigh A. Maxa
    Leigh is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.  Her practice includes representing clients in state and federal courts, as well as before various administrative agencies, including the Ohio Bureau of… Read more about Leigh A. Maxa Attorney At Law
  1. Edward D. Murray
    Ed, a Lorain, Ohio native, and director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., joined in 1991. His practice focus is employment, corporate, and commercial law. Ed’s practice is concentrated in workers’… Read more about Edward D. Murray Attorney At Law
  2. Zachary M. Soehnlen
    Zach is an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and practices primarily in the area of commercial litigation. He counsels clients on a variety of matters involving commercial and… Read more about Zachary M. Soehnlen Attorney At Law
  3. Marcus L. Wainwright
    Professional Experience : Marcus focuses his practice on business litigation, with an emphasis on employment and labor law.  As a part of his broad litigation practice, Marcus has assisted clients in a wide array of matters and legal… Read more about Marcus L. Wainwright Attorney At Law
  4. Scott M. Zurakowski
    Scott is a director with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and practices out of both the Canton and Alliance offices.  Scott is currently a member of the firm’s Management Committee and… Read more about Scott M. Zurakowski Attorney At Law

Labor & Employment Law News Articles

Regarding Business Operations-Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
03.25.20
On Tuesday, Governor DeWine communicated that the State of Ohio, at this time, will not provide any “certification” or “Letter of Essentialness” to businesses and organization which are allowed to operate in accordance… More of "Regarding Business Operations-Families First Coronavirus Response Act"
Dept. Of Labor Releases Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
03.25.20
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provided us its first published guidance related to Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act) and the paid sick leave and EFMLA provisions, which were in that Act.   The guidance was… More of "Dept. Of Labor Releases Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act"
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Labor & Employment Law Legal Alerts

Privacy & Cybersecurity For Managing Remote Workforces
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
03.27.20
Among the many challenges of managing a remote workforce, privacy and cybersecurity risks and protections are near the top of the list. Below are a few measures and critical questions you should be discussing with your workforce. FOR YOUR… More of "Privacy & Cybersecurity For Managing Remote Workforces"
Department of Labor Issues New Requirements for Retirement Assets
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
01.06.17
Earlier this year, the Department of Labor issued a fiduciary rule that will take effect April of 2017.  At that time, all financial advisors will have various additional requirements that they must meet when they are offering guidance… More of "Department of Labor Issues New Requirements for Retirement Assets"
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