Carianne P. Torrissi, partner and member of the firm’s Trucking and Transportation group, has been named to the 2019 Top Women to Watch in Transportation list by the Women In Trucking Association (WIT).
The annual list is compiled by the editorial staff from the WIT’s Redefining the Road Magazine and features women in the industry for their significant career accomplishments in the past 12 to 18 months, as well as their efforts to promote gender diversity.
Carianne was one of 53 women selected to the list. “This year, we’ve identified 53 women who stand out as top performers in a field of highly qualified nominees,” said Brian Everett, group editorial director and publisher of Redefining the Road Magazine in a press release.
More about Goldberg Segalla’s Carianne P. Torrissi:
Carianne oversees matters involving allegations of discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and violation of whistleblower statutes, as well as matters pertaining to claims for unemployment compensation, and other wage-related issues. She also counsels clients in day-to-day labor and employment issues including hiring practices, leaves of absence under the FMLA and related state laws, ADA accommodations, employees returning to work following disability and workers’ compensation leave, termination practices, union grievances, and collective bargaining negotiations. Carianne also works with employers to conduct workplace investigations and draft company policies, employee handbooks and manuals, employment agreements, and termination documentation and severance agreements. Carianne has appeared before state and federal courts in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and has represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and New Jersey Division of Wage and Hour Compliance.