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Reasons You May Want To Hire An Employment Lawyer

| Jun 23, 2017 | Employment Law |

Often times, employees find themselves confused as to whether they need a lawyer to help in work related problems or not. If you are in problems with your employer, you should determine whether a legal action is the best way to resolve the issue. Sometimes, you may find that you don’t have to drag the issue to courtrooms because the process can be time consuming and it could cost you money. However, if it is a serious employment issue you have with the employer, consider having a helping hand of an experienced employment lawyer. Here are reasons to hire one:

You are a non-unionized employee

If you are not a member of a union that can represent your views and problems to the employer, you may find that you are powerless when issues arise. The best thing you can do when you find yourself in dispute with the employer is to hire an attorney.

You’ve been caught up in a serious dispute

It doesn’t happen always and at times, you may never even encounter a serious dispute with your employer. However, if you happen to find yourself disputing a serious matter with the employer, it would be advisable for you to get a lawyer. Employers have more experience as well as resources than you. They can pin you down if you go to court and you may get your claims or compensation.

Filing a lawsuit “pro se” is dangerous

You may not succeed in your employment lawsuit if you decide to do it pro se or on your own. The law is complex and the court procedure is tedious. An attorney experienced in employment law can help you gather the information you need for you to win. The attorney knows how you should present witnesses and the documents you have to the court and the jury.

Are you in a serious dispute with your employer, you can contact Stratton & Green, ALC to assist you in pursuing the case.