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The firm represents management in the private and public sectors on a wide range of labor law issues. Our clients range from “mom and pop” businesses and not-for-profit organizations to large publicly-held corporations, cities, towns, villages, libraries, school districts and counties.

 

We regularly counsel our employer clients on day-to-day labor relations matters and litigation avoidance. Our legal services include counseling and advice, as well as representation in litigation, on a wide range of labor relations and other workplace matters, including:

 

• Alternative Dispute Resolution

• Collective bargaining

• Contract administration

• Employee discipline and

• Fact finding

• Grievance arbitration

• Improper practice charges

• Interest arbitration

• Legislative determinations

• Mediation

• Personnel policies

• Substance abuse and drug testing

• Unfair labor practices

• Union organizing

• Wage and hour compliance

 

We regularly litigate before:

 

• Arbitrators

• National Labor Relations Board

• Federal, state and local trial and appellate courts

• New York Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

• New York Public Employment Relations Board

• New York City Commission on Human Rights

• New York State Division of Human Rights

• New York State Industrial Board of Appeals

• New York State Workers’ Compensation Board

• New York State Department of Labor

• New York Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board

• Office of Civil Rights

• United States Department of Labor

 

We offer a “real world” approach to labor relations offering practical solutions to labor relations matters. We also offer training to our clients and their employees so as to manage risk and avoid litigation. We have a New York City Tier 1 ranking in Labor Law-Management, a National Tier 2 ranking in Labor Law – Management and are in the 2016 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Attorneys in our Labor Department have been named in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Labor Law – Management and in New York Super Lawyers.