Experienced Newton Labor & Employment Law Attorney

Provides counsel and assistance to both employers and employees on a variety of employment issues including hiring, termination, compensation (including overtime and commission issues), severance, discrimination, harassment and non-competition. Attorney James A. Kobe has extensive experience resolving employment related disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and in state and federal court.

Advising Employees on their rights, obligations and potential claims

Our firm represents employees in a range of employment law matters related to hiring, treatment during the employment relationship, compensation, termination and post-employment restrictions.  These matter include:

  • Discrimination claims associated with national
    origin, race, religion, sex, age or disability
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Harassment in the workplace
  • Workplace safety issues
  • Commission and Bonus issues
  • Severance and Separation agreements
  • Unemployment Appeals
  • Non-competition and non-disclosure agreements

Advising Employers on compliance and dispute resolution

We work with employers to assist them in complying with complex Massachusetts and federal regulations.  We also advise employers with respect to agreements with employees including, employment, non-competition and separation agreements.  In the event a dispute with an employee does arise, we assist employers in resolving those disputes through negotiation, mediation, at administrative proceedings and in court.  The matters we handle for employers include:

  • Employee relations management
  • Separation and severance agreements
  • Massachusetts Commission Against
    Discrimination (MCAD) disputes
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-competition and non-disclosure agreements
  • Wage and commission issues
  • Benefits issues

Contact an experienced Massachusetts lawyer for advice on employment issues
James A. Kobe, P.C. is located in Newton, Massachusetts. Call us at 781-283-9191 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.