Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Luke P. Wright, partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, has been appointed to serve on the Fairport Baptist Homes Foundation Board of Directors.
Fairport Baptist Homes provides a variety of support services, housing, and living options, (including independent and assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation) for seniors and people who need rehabilitation after a hospital stay. The Fairport Baptist Homes Foundation serves as the central fundraising arm of Fairport Baptist Homes. The Foundation encourages public awareness and philanthropic giving on behalf of Fairport Baptist Homes. Major initiatives include the Swing for Seniors Golf Tournament, the Step Up for Seniors Walk, and various fundraising and community relations activities throughout the year.
As a member of Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment practice, Wright counsels clients on a range of labor and employment issues, including management of family and medical leave and accommodation issues, navigation of difficult separations and transitions, and development of employment policies and programs that ensure compliance with applicable laws and avoid potential issues down the road. He also represents employers in agency charges as well as in federal and state labor and employment litigation, including cases involving allegations of discrimination or harassment, wage and hour law compliance, non-competition agreements, family and medical leave issues, and the National Labor Relations Act. Wright is a regular speaker, presenter, and author on topics related to recent developments in employment law.
Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment attorneys counsel employers on state and federal labor law compliance and the soundness and comprehensiveness of employment practices and policies. They represent all types of employers in nearly every industry sector ranging from private employers with employees in a traditional manufacturing environment, to municipalities and school districts with employees spread out in numerous locations, to public employers with thousands of traditional and “virtual” employees located across the United States.