Labor Regulation Assistance serves the following types
that are not sure if they have labor regulations
issues and want to make certain to avoid the time
and expense of employee complaints, employee dissatisfaction,
government audits, litigation, negative publicity,
etc. LRA will conduct a "preventative maintenance"
audit which will bring to light any potential problems
the business might have, allowing for necessary
corrections before trouble occurs. LRA will then
recommend the least intrusive and least expensive
courses of corrective action.
that have been informed of an employee complaint.
LRA will analyze the issues and recommend the most
advantageous , least time consuming and least expensive
which have been contacted for a government audit.
LRA helps the business prepare for the audit; helps
the business deal with the government agency including
conducting a companion audit (including payroll
practice review and interpretation and employee
interviews) to refute and/or minimize allegations;
reviews the agency conclusions (especially requests
for payments of fines and back wages) for accuracy,
interprets agency recommendations for compliance
changes, and assists the firm's attorney if the
agency takes further action.
firms that have been retained by businesses who
have been sued for allegations employment regulation
violations. LRA helps the lawyers research the points
of law at issue; advises concerning compliance interpretations;
conducts compliance audit (including payroll review
and interpretation and to refute and/or minimize
complaint allegations; assists in advising business
principals concerning the litigation; and assists
in expert witness testimony if the matter proceeds
that are considering first-time government contract
work. LRA explains in detail the additional labor
regulations with which the firm will have to comply,
targeting the specific common problems businesses
might have; identifying the additional reporting
forms which the business will have to complete,
along with explaining the various reporting requirements
and instructions as to how to complete the forms;
along with serving as an ongoing resource when the
contract(s) are awarded.
that have been awarded first-time government contracts.
As above, additionally reviewing and explaining
specific agency requirements and forms, which have
been provided to the business.
that are planning to bid on, have bid on, or have
been awarded government contracts and have been
asked to produce an affirmative action plan (AAP)
as a condition of the contract(s). LRA will create
especially newer businesses, which need an employee
manual to spell out company procedures and regulations.
Ignorance and/or confusion regarding company policies
are common sources of workplace discontent and management/employee
difficulties. LRA will work with the business to
create an employee manual , which initially is as
simple as possible, but which allows for further
complexity as the business grows.
which have created their own employee manual. LRA
will review the manual and recommend any changes
consistent with effective labor relations and compliance
with labor regulations.
which would benefit from management labor regulation
training. (This training is particularly necessary
in retail businesses with satellite locations in
which the site manager is responsible for regulation
compliance.) LRA will provide on-site management
training, leave-with training manuals for reference,
and act as an ongoing resource for regulation questions.
Employer Organizations that assist business clients
with Human Resource, payroll, and regulatory compliance
issues (and which may share in any client liability
under the joint employment concept). LRA will provide
staff regulatory compliance training, leave-with
training manuals for reference, and act as an ongoing
resource for client regulation issues.
organizations and industry groups which could benefit
from training regarding labor regulations, government
contract labor regulation requirements, and government
audit preparation and survival. LRA will provide
group training to business and industry-specific
groups from an auditor's perspective, which will
explain specific potential problems and "gray"
areas to forestall future predicaments.