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Labor & Employment

Labor & Employment


Axis provides full-service advice and counsel on labor and employment laws.

Ranging from wage/hour compliance to the preparation of employee handbooks, use policies, executive compensation, incentive plans, stock option agreements, and countless other related legal matters, we can help your business navigate handling employees and labor matters in accordance with state and federal law.

►  Labor & Employment Practice Areas

Our Labor & Employment  practice spans multiple practice areas, including but not limited to the following:

     Employment Agreements

Axis regularly assists clients with a wide variety of employer agreements, for founders, employees, management, executives, contractors, partners, collaborators, and others.

  • Collaboration agreements
  • Founders’ employment agreements
  • Incentive stock agreements
  • Stock options
  • Deferred-compensation agreements
  • Employee agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Executive compensation agreements
  • Bonus agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Severance packages
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employee manuals
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements


     HR Documents, Policies, and Procedures

Axis can assist your Company with all types of Human Resources documents, policies, and procedures, ranging from compliance with state and federal laws, and addressing employee relations matters that can become the subject of dispute if not handled properly.

  • Employee handbooks
  • Harassment policies
  • Disability claim handling
  • Hostile worke environment
  • Sex harassment
  • Religious discrimination
  • Paid sick leave policies
  • FMLA / CFRA Policies
  • DFEH/EEOC Compliance
  • Maternity policies
  • Marijuana policies
  • Substance abuse / workplace drug testing
  • Unemployment (UDD) claim handling
  • Hirings and firings
  • New employee forms
  • Promotions
  • Severance agreements
  • Supervisor training
  • Privacy training
  • Internal investigations


      Wage/Hour and Labor Laws and Litigation

Axis can assist your business become and maintain compliance with the myriad of wage/hour and labor laws, ranging from minimum wage, overtime, and other common labor laws to addressing litigation and claims raised by employees in individual and class actions.

  • Minimum wage regulations
  • Overtime regulations
  • Paid sick leave
  • On-call / reporting time pay laws
  • Industrial wage orders
  • Child/minor labor laws
  • Entertainment labor laws
  • ADA Compliance
  • ADEA Compliance
  • HR compliance
  • PAGA (Private Attorney General Act) Claims
  • Labor law litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Class actions



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