Sugar Land Employment Law Attorney

Since most of us spend a good part of our lives working hard at our jobs and career, dealing with a wrongful termination, workplace discrimination, harassment, or a denial of our rightful employee benefits will have a significant effect on our lives. As a qualified attorney Bain & Bain PLLC protects the rights of employees in Sugar Land and assists client with pursuing legal action against employers who violate employment laws.

At both the trial and appellate levels, Bain & Bain PLLC has a proven track record for achieving results with employment cases that include:

Worker’s Compensation Claims

Only an experienced Sugar Land attorney with a keen understanding of the region’s employment law can ensure you are reimbursed medical costs and lost wages due to an injury sustained on the job. In addition, Bain & Bain PLLC provides you with the legal facts regarding FMLA laws that grant a certain amount of unpaid leave per year, as well as ADA laws that require an employer to provide special accommodations when necessary for workers returning to the job following a leave. If you have been harassed or experienced retaliation as a result of workers compensation claim, contact the law office of Bain & Bain PLLC immediately to protect your rights and ensure you the compensation guaranteed by law.

Employee Benefits and Pension Claims

Claims made through the Employment and retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) involve employers who have improperly managed or failed to pay pension benefits to employees. Sugar Land workers are required to faithfully maintain the funds within retirement funds and are subject to significant penalties when in violation of ERISA. Enforcing Sugar Land employment regulations regarding pensions and benefits is a complex area of law. Contact Bain & Bain PLLC when your severance or pension benefits have been withheld for competent and skilled employment litigation and representation.

Wage and Overtime Claims

The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employees who are not exempt to be paid time-and-a-half their regular wage for any hours that exceed a regular 40 hour work week. Confusion may arise with many salaried employees who may be uncertain whether their specific status is viewed as eligible for overtime pay under the law. If you suspect your employer is being unfair with you regarding overtime pay or cheating you with regard to wages, hours and benefits, contact Bain & Bain PLLC to review the specifics of your case.

Whistleblower Claims

It is important for workers to understand employment laws with regard to whistleblowers in Sugar Land. You cannot be fired for reporting sexual harassment, environment law violations, refusing a bribe, or reporting corruption and refusal to commit and illegal act. If you have suffered retaliation for reporting discriminatory acts, Bain & Bain PLLC can protect your rights and pursue compensatory damages for losses incurred as well as emotional distress in certain cases.

Bain & Bain PLLC has success in a wide range of employment law cases for many Sugar Land workers employed within a range of industries. Consult the law office of Bain & Bain PLLC attorney for knowledgeable legal counsel for the following legal services in addition to those listed above:

  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Sexual harassment
  • Family responsibility discrimination
  • Women’s rights in the workplace
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Unemployment compensation