Labor & Employment

Martin Browne provides a comprehensive range of labor and employment legal services in both the private and public sectors. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience in representing clients in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies including:


  • Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Ohio Industrial Commission
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • State Employment Relations Board
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Ohio Civil Rights Commission
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR)
  • Ohio Personnel Board of Review
  • Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
  • Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission
  • Local civil service commissions


In addition, we strongly emphasize preventive strategies for managing employment and labor relations. We counsel and advise clients with respect to personnel policies and procedures, and actively engage in collaborative problem-solving in order to reduce the potential for costly and time-consuming litigation. Our comprehensive labor and employment services include legal counseling and assistance with:


  • Collective bargaining
  • Representation campaigns
  • Unfair labor practice charges
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Wrongful discharge issues
  • Employment discrimination issues
  • Reductions-in-force
  • Investigations of employment misconduct
  • Severance agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Non-competition agreements
  • Equal employment opportunity compliance
  • Disability law compliance
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (Wage & Hour)
  • Harassment issues (sexual and other forms)
  • Unemployment compensation benefits disputes
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Employee compensation
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee policies and handbooks

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We stand ready to assist you with your legal needs. For assistance, please contact us.