Labor Relations Law

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Our firm has developed a national reputation in providing counsel to union-free clients in their ongoing efforts to maintain their status.  Senior members of our firm began their practice of law in the field formerly known as "Labor Law".  Today the firm enjoys a reputation in providing legal and practical assistance to the management of employers in virtually every sector of the economy in the maintenance of union-free work environments.

For those clients who have unions, our firm provides guidance in the negotiations of collective bargaining agreements, the processing of grievances and arbitration cases, and the handling of work stoppages and other labor disputes.  

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Maintaining A Union Free Environment

The vast majority of employers in our country today are union-free.  For three decades, our firm has been a leader in helping employers preserve their union-free status.  We know the value of staying union-free because we know the unnecessary costs and distractions that unions too often mean to employers and their employees.  The following are the ways we assist our clients in preserving their all-important union-free workplace environments:

  • Preventative labor relations

  • Representation before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Counter-union campaigns in representation and decertification elections

  • Union vulnerability audits and surveys

  • Development of handbooks and personnel procedure manuals

  • Communication programs

  • Union avoidance and positive employment relations training for all levels of management

Managing With A Union

Whether union-free or unionized, the workplace must be managed. Clearly, if a unionized environment is not properly managed it will soon manage you. The following is a summary of some of our firm's services:

  • Negotiating collective bargaining agreements

  • Collective bargaining agreement administration and handling grievance and arbitration processes

  • Representation before the National Labor Relations Board, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and other agencies

  • Handling of strikes, work slowdowns, secondary boycotts, and other types of work stoppages

  • Training for all levels of management in collective bargaining agreement administration

  • Decertification petitions and elections