Employment Practice: K&L Gates

Law360, New York (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the foundering economy leads to more layoffs and workers have difficulty finding new jobs, employers will face a greater risk of legal action, according to Rosemary Alito, co-coordinator of K&L Gates’ labor and employment practice. She warned that numerous pro-employee initiatives promised by the Obama administration could not come at a worse time for employers.

The firm has seen an increase in termination claims filed as the economy has gone south.

“I think because of the current economic state, we are seeing an increase in...
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