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Assertive Missouri Labor & Employment Law Attorney

Ensuring compliance, safeguarding success

A profitable business serves the needs of labor, management and the marketplace. But friction between labor and management often causes complications that hurt a company’s competitiveness and threaten the livelihoods of everyone involved. Attorney Benny J. Harding has more than 40 years of experience defending the rights of workers to safe, hospitable and equitable employment, as well as management’s right to productivity and performance. His experience on both sides of labor and employment issues makes him uniquely qualified to assist you with comprehensive and lasting solutions to issues that can poison workplace morale and undermine a company’s success.

Attorney Benny J. Harding also represent Federal employees in actions against Federal agencies.

Correcting power imbalances

Attorney Benny J. Harding understands that employees often hesitate to confront employers, especially in troubled economic times. The office of Benny J. Harding empowers individuals to receive the justice they deserve. The firm assists with cases involving:

  • Defamation
  • Slander
  • Unpaid meal and rest breaks
  • Unpaid overtime
  • Unpaid wages
  • Unemployment
  • Workplace violations
  • Unsafe work conditions
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful termination
  • Sexual harassment

Challenging discrimination in the workplace

Federal law prohibits employers from discriminatory practices regarding hiring, promotion, termination, types of assignments and pay. When making decisions, employers cannot legally consider:

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Pregnancy
  • Age
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Disability

By applying extensive knowledge of state and federal labor and employment laws, the office of Benny J. Harding uses objective metrics to prove or disprove acts of discrimination.

Helping employers build strong labor relations

For businesses to plan and expand, operations must be predictable and reliable. Adherence to laws governing labor relations ensures a company’s legal operation. The office of Benny J. Harding provides employers with day-to-day compliance counseling and just resolutions to workplace disputes that advance labor relations and further your business success.

Supporting productive workplace conditions

Following complex legal procedures takes valuable time away from management’s  real job — running and promoting business.  For more than 40 years, the office of Benny J. Harding has counseled businesses on procedure and fulfillment under labor law, including:

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Workers Compensation Program
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA)
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • Consumer Credit Protection Act (CPCA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
  • Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)

Safeguarding a productive business

Just as your company retains certain specific responsibilities to its employees, workers are obligated to comply with work policies and legal requirements that affect your business. Incompetent, unethical or unlawful behavior of a worker has potentially devastating consequences. Attorney Benny J. Harding assists businesses in:

  • Developing clear, written employment policies
  • Drafting employment contracts
  • Drafting non-compete agreements
  • Drafting nondisclosure agreements
  • Addressing suspicions of a worker’s unlawful or unethical acts
  • Dismissing employees

Contact a dedicated Missouri employment and labor law firm

The office of Benny J. Harding is located in Leawood, Kansas and represents clients throughout Kansas, including Kansas City, Missouri.

Call the office of Benny J. Harding at 913-396-5104 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment.