Our Employment Lawyer Helps Fort Myers Workers and Businesses
Jason Gunter has dedicated his 18-year career to helping businesses and workers in Fort Myers and our surrounding communities with their labor and employment matters. He is certified by the Florida Bar as an employment and labor law attorney, an honor reserved for lawyers who demonstrate a high level of skills, knowledge, professionalism and ethics in the practice area.
Jason Gunter has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, which gives him a unique perspective with which to approach his clients’ cases. He truly understands how the other side thinks and uses this insight to his client’s advantage. He then takes proactive steps that are focused on one objective: reaching the best possible outcome to the matter at hand.
Effective Solutions to Employment Law Issues
Based in Fort Myers, Gunterfirm represents clients throughout Southwest Florida on the full spectrum of labor and employment issues, including:
Gunterfirm negotiates and drafts effective contracts, including nondisclosure, non-compete, executive and independent contractors agreements, that thoroughly cover obligations to and rights of workers and businesses.
Our law firm advises businesses on compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and protects the rights of individuals with disabilities to reasonable accommodations in a harassment-free workplace.
Gunterfirm helps clients determine when and how the Family Medical Leave Act applies when a worker becomes ill, gives birth or is responsible for caring for a sick family member.
Our law firm represents businesses and employees in matters related to labor law.
Gunterfirm reviews non-compete agreements for geographic, market and duties that are within the parameters allowed under Florida laws.
We litigate disputes involving unpaid overtime and other Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations.
Our firm helps businesses prevent sexual harassment through workplace policies and training and protects the rights of workers from a hostile work environment.
Jason Gunter recovers unpaid wages and other remedies available under the FLSA.
An employee who complains about harassment, discrimination, unpaid wages or other unlawful acts is protected under the whistleblower statutes, which our employment firm upholds.
Gunterfirm advises businesses about maintaining effective policies to achieve a discrimination-free workplace and we advocate for workers who have been discriminated against.
Even in an at-will state like Florida, a business is prohibited from firing a worker in breach of employment contract terms, based upon a worker’s membership in a protected class or in retaliation against a whistleblower.
To uphold the rights of pregnant and lactating women, our employment lawyer applies the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Civil Rights Act and certain FLSA provisions.
Jason Gunter guides his clients through complex procedures involved in EEOC administrative hearings.
The anti-harassment, anti-discrimination and wage laws contain provisions that protect workers who file a complaint or assist in an investigation from retaliation, such as termination, loss of a promotion or assignment to undesirable shifts.
Our Fort Myers employment lawyer drafts comprehensive severance agreements that provide for pay and benefits for the employee upon termination.
Consult with an Experienced Employment and Labor Law Attorney
Our employment attorney in Fort Myers has the experience and determination to help businesses and workers successfully resolve their employment law matters. Schedule your free appointment with Jason Gunter at 239.334.7017 or contact our firm online to learn more.
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Hear What Our Clients Have To Say
"I am a retired lawyer and an inactive CalBar member. I contacted Mr. Gunter, acting as a business consultant for a small business, regarding a lawsuit against that business within his specialty of employment and labor law. The issues were wrongful termination and Wage-Hour Law violations. I cannot recommend Mr. Gunter highly enough. The results were very favorable."