Labor & Employment

Serving Clients And The Community For Over 90 Years.


C. Thomas (Tom) Miller

Nicholas M. Holland

Labor & Employment Law

At Whitlow, Roberts, Houston & Straub, PLLC, we understand the pivotal role that labor and employment issues play in the success and harmony of businesses. Our firm stands at the forefront of providing comprehensive legal support to employers navigating the intricate landscape of labor and employment law with precision and expertise.

In the fast-evolving world of work, our seasoned attorneys are committed to staying abreast of the latest legal developments, ensuring that our clients receive strategic and up-to-date counsel. 

Whitlow, Roberts, Houston & Straub, PLLC is dedicated to fostering positive workplace environments. We assist employers in creating and implementing effective employment policies and practices that promote compliance and minimize legal risks. For employees, we provide strong advocacy to protect their rights and seek just resolutions in the face of workplace challenges.

Our client-focused approach means that we take the time to understand the unique dynamics of each case. We strive to offer practical and tailored solutions that align with our clients’ goals. From negotiations and alternative dispute resolution to litigation, our firm is equipped to handle a diverse range of labor and employment matters.

Our attorneys have represented businesses in labor and employment litigation before the EEOC and in state and federal courts including the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.  They have represented diverse clients in actions involving:

  • Alleged discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation claims
  • Whistleblower claims
  • WARN Act issues
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Covenants not to compete
  • NLRB representation, arbitration and injunctions

Our attorneys advise employers regarding:

  • Recognition of unions
  • Work stoppages
  • Contract negotiations
  • Hiring practices
  • Employment contracts
  • Severance agreements
  • Employment manuals
  • Assistance with obtaining injunctive and other relief when faced with work stoppages and wrongful disruption of workplace activities


Committed to Service, Excellence & Integrity