Hynes & Kreuser, S.C., is a full-service, labor and employment law firm providing strategic advice to employees, managers, and executives who have been given a severance package, separation agreement, or non-compete; are facing discipline, discrimination, performance counseling, or demotion at work; are pursing claims or complaints with human resources, the EEOC, the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, or other departments/agencies, or simply need a reality check regarding their legal rights and the practical solutions and avenues to resolve the problem or matter presented. The Firm's services include the review of severance, separation, and non-compete/solicitation agreements, and negotiations relating to the same; strategies and advice for responding to disciplinary warnings, performance improvement plans, and other adverse employment actions; the filing and pursuit of discrimination and wrongful termination claims both internally, and before the EEOC, Department of Labor, State Equal Rights Division, and related agencies; the pursuit of claims for lost wages, bonuses, vacation and other compensation or benefits; negotiations of settlements and mediation; and the pursuit of claims relating to poor or defamatory employment references.
The Firm also provides services to small businesses and non-profits who are in need of advice and assistance in defending themselves against unwarranted discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful termination, and related claims; responding to investigations by the EEOC, Department of Labor, State Equal Rights Division, and other governmental agencies; drafting and enforcing employment/non-compete agreements and human resources policies,and litigating in state proceedings or the federal courts.
Hynes & Kreuser, S.C., prides itself on providing prompt, practical and focused advice, with an emphasis on resolving the workplace issue presented, without incurring any unnecessary cost or harm to the client’s good name and reputation. We strongly emphasize strategic negotiation and the pursuit of out-of-court settlements, whenever possible. However, where settlement is not feasible, the Firm will vigorously defend our clients' legal rights and/or pursue litigation in the administrative agencies or courts.