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Employment Law

Pittsburgh Employment Law Attorneys

Rothman Gordon represents people in all areas of employment law. Our attorneys know employment law and have been recognized for their skills by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America®, AVVO, and Martindale-Hubbell.

When you need counsel on your workplace situation, contact us online or call us at (412) 338-1195.

Employment Discrimination

Under the law, discriminating against a worker of a protected class is illegal. Employers cannot discriminate against you or harass you on the basis of age, race, sex and gender, religion, national origin, or disability, either on the job or in a job interview. We also help people who are wrongfully terminated, or suffer defamation or invasion of privacy. Employers also cannot retaliate, using discipline or termination for example, against a person for speaking up about illegal discrimination.

Employment Agreements

There are many types of employment contracts for individual employees, executives, and professionals, including: compensation agreements, benefit agreements, separation and severance agreements, covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements, and confidentiality obligations. We highly recommend reviewing a contract with an employment attorney BEFORE you sign it, but we work with people at any stage who have questions about their employment agreement documents.

Wage and Hour and ERISA

Wage and hour issues can be confusing to both employers and employees. Are you exempt or non-exempt? Are you entitled to overtime? Accrued vacation? Are your receiving the right benefits? Our employment attorneys can help to make sure that everything is in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act, The Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Law, the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law and ERISA.

We are here to help Western Pennsylvanians with employment law issues

Rothman Gordon has been serving Pittsburgh and its surrounding counties and towns since 1954. Our employment attorneys (see the list on the right) represent clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Erie, New Castle, Altoona, Indiana, Kittanning, Harrisburg, Allegheny County, Indiana County, Washington County, Westmoreland County, Fayette County, Greene County, Somerset County, Beaver County, Bulter County and Centre County.