Tonya Blosser Braun
Tonya Braun's practice involves representing and counseling management clients in a wide range of labor and employment matters, including issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and WARN Act, as well as other federal and state employment-related laws and workplace considerations regarding privacy and the use of social media. Representative clients include Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, ProMedica Health Systems, The Scotts Company, Verizon, and Verizon Wireless.Tonya has extensive experience defending employers in class and collective wage and hour litigation and counseling employers regarding wage and hour compliance. She also routinely represents employers in charges of discrimination filed with administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in state and federal employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation. Tonya's traditional labor experience includes representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board in representation hearings and unfair labor practice charges. Tonya also represents employers throughout the arbitration process, including post-hearing briefing. In addition, she has advised clients in response to union organizing campaigns and decertification petitions.