Areas of Practice

Labor Law & Relations

Our attorneys have extensive experience in a wide range of activities dealing with matters of labor law and relations, including:

  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Collective bargaining negotiation
  • Employee handbooks, policies and procedures
  • Fringe benefit fund collection proceedings
  • Grievance handling and arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Management Training
  • Mediation
  • National Labor Relations Board representation, decertification and unfair labor practice proceedings
  • Plant closings and Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act issues
  • Representation and decertification elections
  • Strike planning and management
  • Union avoidance through positive employee relations programs
  • Union contract drafting, interpretation and administration
  • Union organizing campaigns

The unions with whom our lawyers have dealt with include:

Union Relationships, past and present

  • Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers
  • International Association of Boilermakers; Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers
  • International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers
  • International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
  • International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Laborers' International Union of North America
  • Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association
  • Service Employees International Union
  • United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
  • United Food & Commercial Workers
  • United Steelworkers of America