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Raeann Burgo

Of Counsel, Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
t: 412.822.6630
f: 412.774.6101

Overview

Raeann is Of Counsel in the Pittsburgh office of Fisher Phillips. Her employment practice includes a wide range of issues such as Title VII, ADA, ADEA and FMLA. She guides clients through day-to-day issues such as workplace investigations, performance improvement plans and workforce changes.  Raeann works with clients to develop and implement employee handbooks and effective work place policies and practices, including state and federal mandated leaves. Raeann is a frequent speaker at management and supervisory trainings regarding ADA and FMLA compliance and preventing and managing sexual harassment claims and she has also led employee sexual harassment training and education.

Raeann has defended clients in discrimination and harassment cases and wage and hour class and collective actions. She works with employers to ensure their compliance with government agencies and represents clients at all state and federal levels, including before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and equivalent state agencies.

Labor relations is another area Raeann has experience and has represented clients in such matters as collective bargaining agreements and contract and wrongful discharge arbitrations.

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Women in the Law Division; Labor and Employment Section)

Community Activities

Raeann often volunteers with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.  She has also represented numerous individuals, on a pro bono basis, in obtaining a name change through the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund.

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Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • FFCRA and Related Topics, ACC Western Pennsylvania Chapter
    4.30.20
  • Pennsylvania Worker Safety Order, ACC Western Pennsylvania Chapter
    4.17.20
  • Bridging Gaps Without Breaking Rules: Improving Your Talent Acquisition Outcomes
    10.23.19

Articles

  • NLRB Ends Long-Time Standard Which Protected Obscene, Racist And Sexually Harassing Speech In Connection With Section 7 Activity
    7.22.20
  • Pennsylvania Governor Issues Additional Requirements For Businesses Currently Authorized To Be Open
    5.7.20
  • Pennsylvania Health Department Answers FAQs About Worker Safety Order
    4.20.20
  • Latest Challenge For Essential Businesses In Pennsylvania: Immediate Compliance With New Workplace Requirements Mandated By The Department Of Health
    4.17.20
  • Updated COVID-19 FAQs For Employers With U.S. Employees 
    4.8.20
  • DOL Issues Updated FFCRA Notice Poster
    3.27.20
  • DOL Issues FFCRA Notice Poster
    3.26.20
  • Cupid’s Arrow Strikes At Work: Managing Romantic And Personal Relationships In The Workplace
    2.14.20
  • DOL Makes Historic, Pro-Business Changes To FLSA Joint Employer Test
    1.14.20
  • Americans With Disabilities Act Cases Now Targeting Retail Gift Cards
    11.11.20

Education

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