Gary Oberstein counsels and assists clients concerning the many and complex employment law obligations they face. These include, for example, preventing discrimination and harassment, and issues concerning employee hire, retention, discipline and discharge, employment agreements, handbooks and policy manuals, wage-hour, privacy, drug testing, safety, non-competition agreements, lift-outs, reductions in force, workforce restructuring, and the labor and employment implications of mergers and acquisitions. He also serves as chair of the firm’s Wage-Hour Team.
Gary regularly conducts on-site management and staff training programs concerning workplace sexual harassment, performance management, and other employment issues. He represents employers in state and federal courts and agencies.
Gary lectures extensively on employment law issues and has published several articles on the topic, including “Sexual Harassment in the Health Care Workplace,” “An Employer’s Chart for Navigating the Mine Field of Employee Terminations,” “Self-Publication Defamation in the Employment Context” and “Should Law Firms Put to Pasture Age-Based Mandatory Retirement?”