Employment Lawyers In Mississippi


Here you will find an overview of the fields of employment law our attorneys practice.

Our Specializations

Wage and Hour Claims

As wage and hour lawyer we specialize in helping employees receive the overtime wages they have earned. If you have worked for a company that has classified you as an exempt employee, failed to overtime wages as an hourly employee, paid you on a commission basis, or paid you a piece rate basis you may be entitled to overtime wages.


Discrimination Claims

As discrimination attorneys we pursue claims on behalf of employees in the workplace that have been discriminated against because of their race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, disability, or pregnancy.


Sexual Harassment Claims

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees from being subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace.


Wrongful Termination Claims

Mississippi has created a public policy that prohibits employers from terminating its employees for (1) reporting criminally illegal activity, or (2) refusing to commit criminal actions.


Retaliation Claims

Numerous federal laws protect employees for engaging in protecting activity, such as, complaining of the employer's violation of certain federal laws and testifying in certain federal cases.


Whistleblower Claims

Mississippi and federal laws provide protection to employees that have reported certain fraudulent actions of their employers.


Family Medical Leave Act

The family medical leave act provides employees with twelve weeks of medical leave per year to certain employees.


Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

WARN requires employers to intend to implement massive lay-offs to provide 60 days notice to it employees prior to the lay-off occurring.


Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

USERRA provides protections from discrimination and retaliation for employees based on their military service.


Non-Compete Agreements

As employment attorneys we specialize in helping employees that have been required to sign non-compete agreement to continue their employment.


Disability Insurance Claims

As disability insurance attorneys we specialize in helping disability claims clients obtain their rightful benefits from their insurance companies. If you worked for a company that provided a group disability policy for its employees, or if you purchased a disability policy on your own, we can help you.


Do you have questions about our services?

Contact us at 601-968-0000 or via our contact form.

Watson & Norris, PLLC Is Here for You

At Watson & Norris, PLLC, we focus on Employment Law issues and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.

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Watson & Norris, PLLC is committed to answering your questions about Employment Law issues all over Mississippi.

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