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Our areas of practice encompass the full panoply of labor and employment issues. Below is a listing of the areas in which we have the most significant concentration:

Labor Management Relations, including:

  • Counseling businesses on union avoidance strategies
  • Supervising and counseling employers in labor representation elections
  • Negotiating union contracts and Collective Bargaining Agreements, including Pennsylvania Act III Interest Arbitration
  • Preparing for and counseling in connection with strikes
  • Arbitration of grievances
  • Defending against unfair labor practice charges and any subsequent litigation
  • Acting as management counsel to Taft-Hartley pension funds

Employment Litigation:

  • Wage and Hour (including Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and similar state wage and hour statutes)
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Contract and Labor Disputes
  • Retaliation
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Americans with Disabilities Act  (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act  (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act  (FMLA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act  (WARN)
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act  (ERISA)
  • Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants

Employer Counseling, including:

  • Drafting and reviewing Employee Handbooks, work rules, policies and procedures
  • Drafting releases and severance packages
  • Counseling employers on termination and discipline
  • Drafting employment agreements

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • Counseling with respect to successorship obligations
  • Advice regarding plant closures, relocations, etc.
  • Advice regarding withdrawal liability