Employment Law

Orange County Employment Law Attorneys

Kring & Chung LLP’s Labor & Employment Group represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law including advice and counseling to prevent costly litigation, as well as the litigation of employment disputes.

Employment Law

Compliance and Risk Management

Kring & Chung emphasizes the avoidance of costly litigation through ensuring employer compliance with state and federal employment laws, developing clear company policies and employee handbooks, negotiating and drafting fair and enforceable employment contracts, and establishing equitable and effective means of handling employee concerns and complaints.

Training and Updates on Employment Law Developments

Kring & Chung employment law attorneys regularly offer seminars on compliance with employment laws and appropriate training for management personnel. The firm also distributes regular electronic newsletters and updates to our clients regarding current employment laws and their effects on employers.

The employment-related legal counseling services we offer include the following:

  • Employment applications and interviewing
  • Employee handbooks
  • Personnel policies
  • Exempt and nonexempt classification
  • Independent contractor analysis and classification
  • Employment contracts and agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee discipline and termination counseling
  • Wage and hour requirements
  • Piece rate compensation plans
  • Severance agreements
  • Reductions in force
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Trade secret & confidential information protection
  • Drug testing counseling
  • Injury and illness prevention manuals
  • COBRA benefits
  • Employment Litigation

Despite best efforts, it is not always possible to avoid employment disputes. A significant portion of Kring & Chung’s employment practice involves the defense of employers in employment discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination litigation arising out of alleged violations of the FEHA, Title VII, ADA, and ADEA.

Kring & Chung offers a wide range of services to employers regarding the litigation of employment disputes including:

  • Wrongful termination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination claims
  • Americans with Disability (ADA) claims
  • Public works and prevailing wage
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets
  • Wage and hour
  • Piece rate compensation
  • Reductions in force
  • OSHA
  • Employee benefits and ERISA
  • Title VII (race, sex, national origin, and religious discrimination
  • Title VIII (fair housing)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Pregnancy discrimination
  • Representing Employers Before California Governmental Agencies

The firm regularly represents employers before various California governmental agencies, including:

  • California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)
  • California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal-OSHA)
  • Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)
  • California Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board
  • California Workers Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB)

Contact Kring & Chung Attorneys, LLP, to schedule a consultation regarding any employment law matter.

International clients include Korean, Chinese, Canadian and Mexican businesses, to name a few. Korean language services are available.