As a Labor & Employment associate, Alex Weinstein represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. One of Alex’s primary practice areas involves advising federal government contractors and subcontractors on unique employment, affirmative action and other compliance issues that arise in the government contracts sphere. Some examples of his work include developing and implementing policies and programs; conducting internal audits and investigations; preparing affirmative action plans; advising contractors and subcontractors with respect to all aspects of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Service Contract Act (SCA) and Davis-Bacon Act compliance; and defending clients during OFCCP and Department of Labor audits and enforcement proceedings.
Alex’s practice also includes defending companies in both federal and state courts in various industries. His litigation practice has included class and collective actions, general labor and employment, executive disputes, whistleblower claims, government contractor compliance, employee mobility disputes and wage and hour litigation. He also advises clients on all aspects of employment law, including wage and hour practices, whistleblowers, trade secret and confidential information protection in relation to the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, leave policies, reductions in force, labor relations, flu vaccination policies and FMLA and ADA compliance and administration.
Alex regularly contributes to Proskauer’s Government Contractor Compliance & Regulatory Update blog, where he publishes on recent developments.