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Assisting Clients With All of Their Employment Matters 

One of the Intermountain West’s largest employment law groups, Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Employment and Labor department assists clients in virtually every area of employment law including daily advice and business planning, investigations and training. 

We proactively leverage resources across all areas of the firm to protect and inform clients, helping avoid litigation. But if litigation is unavoidable, our deep resources and expertise empower us to aggressively defend clients in lawsuits, charges and administrative claims. 

Our areas of specialization include: 

  • ADA, disability and employee medical issues
  • Age discrimination
  • Benefits and ERISA
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Employment compliance for mergers, acquisitions and business planning
  • Employment contracts and compensation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), overtime, exemptions, and other wage and hour issues
  • FMLA and other leave issues
  • Handbooks
  • Independent contractor issues
  • Investigations
  • Labor counseling during mergers and acquisitions
  • Non-compete, confidentiality, non-solicitation, and inventions agreements
  • Religious discrimination
  • Sex discrimination and sexual harassment
  • Social media in the workplace
  • Terminations and unemployment
  • Training for management and employees
  • UALD and EEOC charges and audits
  • Union issues
  • Wrongful termination 

Parsons' labor and employment group focuses on updating clients on changes to the law and providing best practices. For more than 30 years, Parsons has offered its annual Employment Law Seminar to clients, general counsel and human resources professionals in Utah and Idaho.   

We also keep our clients educated about changes in the law. Our group has conducted an annual employment law seminar for more than 30 years. Additionally, our group members routinely speak on a variety of employment and labor topics.

Representative Matters

Reduced Wage Penalty Under FLSA Audit
Successfully Defended Against Wrongful Termination Claim Claiming Damages of Several Millions of Dollars
Successfully Defended Against Claims for Discrimination


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