The second part of the Sommers Schwartz podcast series on employment law features Jason Thompson, who examines the day in the life of a plaintiff. Host Justin and Jason take listeners behind the scenes of how Sommers Schwartz serves as an advocate for employees who have fallen victim to unfair workplace practices like unpaid wages. They discuss the preparation for depositions and mediations, offering insight into the complexities of fighting for workers' rights.
Jason Thompson emphasizes the importance of legal representation for employees who have faced workplace violations. He describes the role of a plaintiff's attorney in advocating for the rights of employees and explains the steps taken to build a strong case on behalf of the plaintiff.
By highlighting the legal protections available to workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the podcast empowers employees to speak out against unfair treatment in the workplace. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in learning more about the legal process of fighting for employee rights.
“One of the big advantages of mediation is it promotes settlement. It is an opportunity for everybody to get prepared to address the case, come in as open mind as you can, be assisted by a third party and gets focused on trying to get the parties to settle.”
Overall, the two-part series sheds light on the challenges faced by workers in today's job market and the importance of understanding their legal protections.
Don't miss out on this informative and engaging episode.