Practice Areas

Employment Law

Zimmer Kunz has a large and growing employment law practice group. Employment law represents the fastest growing litigation practice area at both the state and federal level. Our attorneys represent employers and employees in labor disputes and claims involving: Employment discrimination; Wrongful termination; Wage and hour payment claims; Unemployment compensation; ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act); ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act); Social Security Disability; Enforcement of employment contracts; Separation agreements; and, Non-compete covenants in employment agreements. We routinely practice in State and Federal District Courts in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and before administrative agencies including: the West Virginia Human Rights Commission; Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Social Security Administration and the Unemployment Compensation Boards of both Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

In addition to our active and growing employment litigation practice, our attorneys counsel employers and employees in the following areas: Drafting employee handbook language and policies; Drafting severance agreements; Drafting and implementing disciplinary policies and procedures; and, Drafting employment contracts, separation agreements and non-compete agreements.

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