Employment and Labor Law

Barney McKenna & Olmstead offers a full range of employment and labor law services. We offer legal counsel on employment relationships to employers of all sizes and across a wide range of industries.

Our attorneys apply proven experience and employment law skills to:
Prevent employment and labor problems by establishing policies and procedures that keep our clients in compliance with the law.
Educate and guide our clients through the complex set of federal and state regulatory employment and labor laws.
Provide our clients with aggressive representation if litigation is necessary.

Our attorneys are experienced in litigation before the Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona and California State Courts and regularly counsel clients in connection with the various statutes and regulations affecting the employment relationship.


    • Arbitration & Mediation
    • Confidentiality & Non-Compete Agreements
    • Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures
    • Employment Contracts
    • Unfair Labor Practices
    • Wrongful Discharge
    • Wage Claims

      We believe that the best approach to employment law problems is to minimize and eliminate the causes of employee dissatisfaction, regulatory action, and ensuing litigation. Our employment attorneys work together with our clients' human resources staff to:

      • Create personnel practices and policies that minimize exposure to employee complaints, governmental agency actions, and other related problems
      • Assist in creating the handbooks, policy summaries and other communication tools that inform employees about their workplace and procedures.
      • Advise on what the law requires on issues like discrimination, harassment and family leave.
      • Determine the company’s compliance with its legal obligations.