Gail E. Farb, a labor and employment attorney with Williams Parker, recently presented “Workplace Harassment in the Age of #MeToo” at the Sarasota-Manatee Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators as part of their Lunch & Learn Series.
Ms. Farb has extensive experience in the area of labor and employment law. She advises private and public sector management clients regarding preventive measures in matters involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour issues; restrictive covenants; whistleblower laws; family and medical leave; labor relations; safety; layoffs and plant closings; and military leave. She balances business and local government needs with legal risks and defends single-plaintiff cases and collective actions in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings. Ms. Farb designs and reviews employee handbooks and policies; reviews employment, restrictive covenant, confidentiality, severance, and settlement agreements; assists clients with employee hiring, promotion, accommodation, counseling, discipline, layoff, and termination issues; conducts workplace investigations; and develops corporate compliance programs. She also represents management in alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration. Additionally, Ms. Farb is on the Steering Committee and is a past chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Sarasota County Bar Association.