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Orr & Brown LLP

Law Firm in Gainesville, GA

641 Spring Street - Gainesville, GA 30503

770-534-1980

Sheri L. Bocher, P.C.

I provide a range of services for employers, from advising them on discipline and termination of employees to conducting workplace investigations, and handbook and policy drafting and reviews.

75 Fourteenth Street, The Grand, Suite 2840 - Atlanta, GA 30309

770-433-1101

Mays & Kerr LLC

Atlanta Employment Law Attorneys, Atlanta Small Business Law Attorneys

235 Peachtree Street NE North Tower, Suite 202 - Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 410-7998



In Georgia, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Georgia labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Georgia
Total Employed 2003. 3,703
Total Members of unions 249
Percent of Employed 6.7
Total Employed Represented by Unions 298
Persent Total Employed 2004 8
Total Employed 2004. 3,773
Total Members of unions 242
Percent of Employed 6.4
Total Employed Represented by Unions 282
Persent of Total Employed 2004 7.5

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Georgia primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Georgia workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Georgia labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Georgia labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • OFCCP
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Georgia worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Georgia labor law lawyers immediately.

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Georgia Audio


Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004


The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR



News

News about Labor Law cases in Georgia and nationwide:

EEOC And BNSF Railway Agree To Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit For $800,000

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today announced that they had agreed to settle an age discrimina... Read more >

Wal-Mart Agrees to Pay Fine for Violating Child Labor Laws

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Labor has fined Wal-Mart $135,540 in civil money penalties for violating the youth employment provisions of the F... Read more >

Fatal Accident Proposed Penalties Total $154,800

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Aleluya Roofing Co., Miami, ... Read more >

More Labor Law News >

Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • OFCCP
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

More Labor Law Topics

Employment Terms

Child Labor Law

This law states what types of jobs children may work and what type of work they can not do.

Unfair labor practice strike

Employees who take part in an unfair labor practice strike retain their status as employees. Once the NLRB determines an employer's actions to be an unfair labor practice, employees are entitled to have their old jobs back, even if their employer has hire

Salting

This term refers to union organizers that obtain jobs with non-union workers in order to then form a union with those new co-workers.

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