Whether you are entering the job market for the first time or were recently terminated, it is important to understand your rights as a worker. Both federal and state governments have enacted a wide range of employment laws protecting employees from discriminatory treatment, unfair labor practices, unsafe work conditions, and more. This section provides in-depth resources on all phases of the employment process -- from the interview and hiring stage to promotion and termination. In addition, you'll find information about privacy in the workplace, wage and hour laws, workplace safety, family leave policies, and detailed advice on hiring an employment lawyer.
Rich also both prosecutes and defends claims involving enforcement of non-compete agreements and allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets in state and federal court.
Rich is a frequent lecturer and author on topics related to employment law and workers' compensation and frequently provides customized anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training to employers and industry groups.