Jennifer Awrey

Photo of Jennifer Awrey Jennifer Awrey is a senior associate in Norton Rose Fulbright's Los Angeles office. She is a member of the employment and labor practice group. Jennifer represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, disability law, harassment, and wage and hour issues. She has represented employers in multiple jurisdictions in federal and state courts, and in administrative proceedings before federal agencies. Jennifer has also assisted employers with claims ranging from administrative charges and single plaintiff lawsuits to large wage and hour class actions.

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What are the employment implications of the transfer of a business in the US?

When a buyer acquires the assets of another company, both the buyer and the seller must focus on federal and state laws in the United States which impact on employees who transition on the sale of the business.  For example, if a sufficient number of employees are affected, the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act … Continue reading

We filter: Crafting An affirmative defense to sexual harassment?

Many employers have implemented policies and procedures to protect employees from harassment in the electronic work space in an effort to limit liability. EEOC statistics suggest that claims of unlawful harassment through electronic communications, including emails, pornographic websites, and sexual comments on social media and blogs make up an increasing percentage of sexual harassment charges … Continue reading