Frantz Ward LLP is pleased to share that Christina E. Niro
, attorney in the firm’s nationally-recognized Labor and Employment Practice Group, has been elected to the Northeast Ohio Advisory Board of Children’s Hunger Alliance.
The Children’s Hunger Alliance
, founded in 1970 in Columbus, Ohio, is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in Ohio. The organization works with child care providers, schools and community organizations such as churches, recreation centers and libraries, to provide healthy meals and snacks to food-insecure children. Each year Children’s Hunger Alliance helps provide millions of nutritious meals through early childhood nutrition, school breakfasts, afterschool and summer meals.
Christina advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, from discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, to cases involving contract disputes, restrictive covenants, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition. She has litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts and various administrative agencies. Christina also provides employers of all sizes with day-to-day preventive counseling on wage and hour issues, employee discipline, litigation prevention strategies, employee handbook and policy development, and adherence to federal and state family and medical leave laws. She is OSHA 30 certified and represents and advises employers in all phases of compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act, state administrative safety regulations, and related workplace safety issues. Christina also conducts EEO training to help employers understand, prevent and correct discrimination in the workplace.