Employment & Deliberate Intent Litigation

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The attorneys at Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC provide employers with effective legal representation in employment law cases in state and federal courts throughout West Virginia and Virginia. Our firm has a strong record with employment-related disputes, which can be traced directly to the fact that all of our members have actual trial experience. Our lawyers represent and advise clients regarding a full range of employment law issues, including: the West Virginia Human Rights Act; deliberate intent (Mandolidis) claims; wrongful discharge; sexual harassment; hostile work environment; civil rights claims (Section 1983 litigation); age discrimination (ADEA); sex discrimination, including pregnancy discrimination and equal pay issues; racial discrimination (Title VII); Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); wage and hour; employment contract and executive compensation disputes; grievance procedures; unfair labor practices arbitrations; workers’ compensation defense; and proceedings before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission.

We also provide risk-management services by providing employers with onsite seminars regarding company policies, best practices, and current legal news. We also offer risk-management consulting services such as the drafting or reviewing of employee handbooks, the review of anti-discrimination and sexual harassment policies, and employee education and training.