The goal of Spies, Powers & Robinson’s employment law practice is to assist our clients to reduce the risk of employment related issues and avoid legal disputes altogether. This includes the negotiation of and preparation of employment, non-competition and separation agreements. If disputes do arise, SPR has an active employment-related litigation practice, and defends charges brought against employers in a variety of forums, including local, state and federal administrative proceedings relating to civil rights and discrimination complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Colorado Civil Rights Commission; claims filed in state and federal court regarding a broad range of employment-related matters, including:

Wrongful Discharge
Breach of Express or Implied Employment Contracts
Discrimination Claims under State and Federal Laws
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Colorado Wage Act
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property
Drug and Alcohol Testing
Employee Hiring, Evaluation, Discipline and Termination
Employer Security and Workplace Privacy
Personnel Policies and Employment Handbooks
Sexual, Racial and Disability Based Harassment
Defamation
Hiring practices
Employment-at-will Issues