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Corporate compliance policies and corporate codes of ethics are opportunities for businesses to instill and strengthen employer values and workplace culture while also promoting corporate compliance and risk reduction. Implementing these policies and codes is vastly growing in popularity for employers small and large, and initiating the policies is a proactive step toward legal compliance and litigation avoidance.

The firm has assisted employers from Fortune 100 companies to regional businesses in developing and establishing compliance plans for employment law. The corporate compliance practice includes the development, design, establishment, and monitoring of policies and corporate codes of ethics that reflect a company’s culture, values, and business objectives, as well as development and monitoring of employment procedures, practices and programs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws across the organization. The firm also reviews and evaluates the compliance measures currently in place, as well as identifies potential issues or areas of risk and offer solutions to proactively mitigate them.

We work closely with our clients, including their Chief Compliance Officers, in-house legal team or general counsel, in designing and implementing a corporate compliance strategy that is tailored to the client’s specific needs and ensures consistency across all areas of the enterprise. This comprehensive strategy addresses a diverse range of employment law issues that can arise in the course of the application process, during the individual’s employment, or even after an employee separates from the company —- such as issues involving affirmative action, equal employment opportunities, employee classification, wage payments, and more.

Representative Experience:

The firm oversaw and coordinated a client’s audit of its suitable seating practices in California to ensure compliance under applicable law and proactively protect the company against future litigation.  The firm worked with an expert to analyze the client’s existing business practices, and then developed a recommendation to assist the company with legal compliance and litigation avoidance.  The firm then partnered with the client to help ensure the firm’s recommendations were implemented.  The firm oversaw and coordinated a client’s audit of its suitable seating practices in California to ensure compliance under applicable law and proactively protect the company against future litigation.  The firm worked with an expert to analyze the client’s existing business practices, and then developed a recommendation to assist the company with legal compliance and litigation avoidance.  The firm then partnered with the client to help ensure the firm’s recommendations were implemented.

The firm conducted an extensive audit of a nation-wide employer’s payroll practices, including the detailed review of pay processes, system coding, time records, and wage statements to make recommendations regarding compliance with applicable federal and states laws regarding minimum wage, overtime payments, regular rate of pay calculations, waiting time and split shift pay, paid holidays, wage statements, and payroll deductions.

 

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