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Representation
of Companies and Management
in Employment Matters
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Employment Law

John Simmons represents and advises employers on employment law matters. Mr. Simmons is recognized by Super Lawyers (employment litigation) and Best Lawyers (employment law - management). Simmons Law Firm, PLLC is a member of the  Worklaw® network of management labor and employment law firms.

 

Employment Litigation

John Simmons represents employers in employment litigation on the numerous types of employment claims that may be asserted in both federal and state courts in Tennessee and Mississippi.

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Representation of
Employers before Government Entities 

John Simmons represents employers before Tennessee and federal entities such as the U. S. Department of Labor, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, OSHA, Tennessee OSHA and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs,

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Simmons Law Firm, PLLC represents employers in areas such as:

Employment litigation
including litigation involving

Claims of discrimination
harassment and retaliation

Whistleblower claims

Non-compete and trade
secret litigation

Wage and hour
litigation

Affirmative Action Plans

Simmons Law Firm, PLLC also advises and assists clients with affirmative action plans (including preparing and updating plans and assisting employers in compliance audits by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs). 

Simmons Law Firm, PLLC assists clients with government audits and regulatory or investigative activity involving the Tennessee Department of Labor  and Workforce Development (including recordkeeping for the employment of minors and new hire lawful employment compliance audits), the Bureau of Workers' Compensation, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Tennessee OSHA, the U. S. Department of Labor, and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. 

Simmons Law Firm, PLLC also assists clients with preparing and implementing employment policies and agreements and in conducting investigations.