Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment Law, John Linker focuses his practice on defending businesses of all sizes in matters involving wrongful terminations, union organizing, breach of contract matters, unfair labor practice charges, discrimination and harassment claims, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) compliance, and wage and hour issues. He also represents clients in investigations by government enforcement agencies such as the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Homeland Security (ICE), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). John has experience litigating labor and employment-related matters in state and federal courts and manages complex employment matters and class action cases around the country.
Additionally, John has experience conducting client-tailored training programs for employers on workplace issues involving how to avoid discrimination challenges during the employee selection process, steps for preventing and dealing with workplace harassment, union avoidance strategies, and practical considerations in navigating ADA and FMLA compliance. John frequently speaks on labor and employment issues before local and national trade associations.