Bret defends employers against a variety of claims, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under Title VII, the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act, as well as claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Bret practices in federal and state court, and has represented employers in administrative actions with the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Public Employees Relations Commission, and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. Bret also assists clients through all facets of traditional labor law, including collective bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice cases before the National Labor Relations Board, union organizing campaigns, arbitration, and picketing.
Bret also counsels management on how to avoid/resolve employment disputes and litigation, provides a wide range of management training, and drafts and reviews employee handbooks, policies and procedures, and employment agreements.
Bret currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Joe R. Lee branch of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida.