Alden Law Group, PLLC
Lawyer Kristin Alden | Top Attorney Employment

Practice Areas

  • Federal-Sector Employment Law
  • Private-Sector Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation of Employment Issues
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Whistleblowing
  • D.C. Civil Service
  • Office of Special Counsel
  • Family & Medical Leave
  • Security Clearances
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Congressional Accountability Act
  • Negotiation
  • Veterans & Uniformed Services
  • Training
  • Adverse actions, removals, suspensions
  • Agency-based investigations, e.g., AR 15-6, Office of Professional Responsibility
  • Inspector General investigations
  • Ethics in Government

Weekly Highlights

Topic of the Week

Talking About My Generation: Managing Different Ages at Work

From old timers to twenty-somethings, managing today's multigenerational workplace can be a huge challenge.


Blog of the Week

The Federal Reserve Board's Plan to Kill Jobs

There is an enormous amount of political debate over various pieces of legislation that are supposed to be massive job killers. For example, Republicans lambasted President Obama's increase in taxes on the wealthy back in 2013 as a job killer. They endlessly have condemned the Affordable Care Act as a job killer. The same is true for proposals to raise the minimum wage.

Thought for the Week

""Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding." "

–Albert Einstein

List of the Week


 From the Other Side of the Table: Hiring Concerns from HR

  • Being able to retain top talent: 35 percent
  • Being able to provide competitive compensation: 35 percent
  • Worker burnout: 32 percent
  • Maintaining productivity levels: 29 percent
  • Being able to provide upward mobility: 26 percent
  • Can't find high-skilled applicants: 24 percent
  • Don't have the budget to recruit: 13 percent

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Laws that decimate unions may be inevitable. Here's how labor can survive.
  2. Perception is not reality: Public Employees and "Perceived Speech"
  3. Apple to hire own security and put them on payroll
  4. What's Behind Restaurant Workers' Faster-Rising Paychecks?
  5. Apple-Google $415 Million No-Poaching Accord Wins Approval

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