Williams Parker Attorney Gail E. Farb Presents at HR Florida Conference
Gail E. Farb, a labor and employment attorney with Williams Parker, recently presented at the HR Florida State Conference & Expo, the annual conference of the HR Florida State Council, a state affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Ms. Farb presented two sessions entitled “HR Protects Against Cyber Security Threats: Personnel Policies, Programs, and Personal Devices” and “You’ve Been Served! Human Resources’ Role in Defending Employment Litigation.”
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 was a past chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Sarasota County Bar Association.