Jordan Ramis pc. Attorneys at law
Employment, Labor, & ERISA Law

Employment, Labor, & ERISA Law

Practice Areas

"Jordan Ramis excels at employment law, and how it impacts our personnel decisions and overall approach to Human Resources. Our attorney’s interactions with our HR staff and managers always provide them with the tools and understanding they need to be effective in their positions. She engages us with thoughtful discussion, challenges our assumptions, and frames the issues and approaches in a way that our managers feel comfortable in understanding and delivering the information to their staff. Without exception, every manager who engages in conversation with our attorney feels better educated and equipped to effectively address the issues at hand. Working with attorneys at Jordan Ramis has been without a doubt a beneficial and rewarding experience."
-Healthcare provider, NW Washington

Jordan Ramis PC works closely with employers to proactively identify compliance strategies related to the full spectrum of local, state, and federal employment laws and provide a strong defense in the event of a dispute before a court or labor board. We have the experience and knowledge to efficiently and effectively guide clients through the full range of employment issues, in union and non-union contexts, whether for public employers, small companies, or large corporations.  In addition, our practice includes executive compensation, deferred compensation, benefits planning, and ERISA advice.

Our employment, labor, and ERISA compliance guidance and defense counsel experience includes:
  • Employee recruiting, hiring, discipline, and discharge
  • Attendance management and performance coaching
  • Internal grievances, complaints, and workplace investigations
  • Discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and retaliation
  • Disability and religious accommodation
  • Employee handbooks, policies, and employment agreements
  • Noncompetition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements
  • Severance and separation agreements
  • Leave and reinstatement rights
  • Wage and hour issues, including overtime, breaks, and compensable time
  • Negotiation of labor agreements and grievances
  • Drug-free workplace policies and substance abuse-related programs
  • Prevailing wage and public contracting issues, including the Davis-Bacon Act, and Service Contract Act.
  • Administrative agency investigations, audits, and proceedings
  • Employee benefits plans
  • Deferred compensation and qualified retirement plans
  • Succession planning and executive compensation plans
  • ERISA structuring and compliance issues
  • Arbitration and mediation