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 on-site 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.