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Employment law concerns can be very frustrating, and individuals involved in them often feel mistreated. If you or a loved one has been wrongfully terminated, discriminated against, or in any way harassed while working in a place of employment or during an interview process, it is vital that you contact an attorney from Riggan Law Firm, LLC today. The firm has over 25 years of combined legal experience in obtaining favorable outcomes for clients in the St. Louis area and may be able to assist you as well.

The firm's founding member, Attorney Russ Riggan, is proudly AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and has been selected for inclusion in the Missouri Super Lawyers® Rising StarsList for 2009, 2011, and 2012. These accolades show that Riggan Law Firm is always on the lookout to assist clients in obtaining favorable outcomes. If you are faced with any of the following employment law situations, contact the team as soon as possible.

Minimum Wage and Overtime Concerns
Were you denied overtime or forced to work for pay that amounted to less than federal or state minimum wage standards? You may be entitled to file a lawsuit and obtain wages that you were denied.

Discrimination and Harassment
Discrimination and harassment can come in many forms. If you were denied a job or promotion or lost a job because of age, race, gender, disability, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation or religion, then you need to contact an attorney immediately.

Leaves of Absence
Certain employees are allowed to legally obtain leaves of absence for military service, family care, medical leave and disability. If you were denied a leave of absence or lost a job because of a leave, your rights may have been violated.

Employment and Non-Compete Agreements
Some companies require employees to sign employment and non-compete agreements to ensure that the company and its customer base and confidential information are protected from competing organizations. If you feel wronged by a non-compete agreement, then you need to contact an attorney right away.

Severance Agreements and Negotiations
Were you let go from a job abruptly? In exchange for paying you severance pay, most companies will force you to sign a severance agreement that waives all claims you may have against the employer. Sometimes the amount of pay being offered by the employer is far less than the value of the claim(s) being wavied by the employees. Employees in this situation simply take the severance money and sign the release because they are desperate and/or because they do not understand the law or their rights.

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) was created to protect service members' rights when they return to the workforce from active duty. Such rights include the right to return to one's job within a certain period of time, including the same seniority, status and pay.

Whistle-Blowing
Under the law, whistle-blowers are protected from harassment and discrimination. If you have filed or lodged a complaint against your employer, then you need to immediately contact an attorney to protect your rights.

Wrongful Termination
Wrongful termination occurs when an employee is let go from a job because of unlawful discrimination or harassment. Dismissal on such grounds is against the law, and you may be able to obtain compensation.

Contact Riggan Law Firm, LLC today!

Are you ready to move forward with your case? When you work with Riggan Law Firm, you will be working with highly dedicated and experienced legal professionals who always have your best interests in mind. The moment that you retain the firm's legal services, you will be provided with reliable counsel and aggressive representation. Attorney Russ Riggan is a former defense attorney who fully understands both sides of Missouri / Illinois employment law and can greatly use that knowledge to your advantage.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact a trusted St. Louis employment law attorney from Riggan Law Firm, LLC today!

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Riggan Law Firm, LLC - St. Louis Employment Law Attorney
Located at 132 W. Washington Ave, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63122.
Phone: (314) 684-8406.
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