Labor Law

Califf & Harper, P.C. labor attorneys conduct an extensive labor law practice representing clients in litigation, contract negotiations and diverse and complex labor/employee relations issues.

NLRB and State Labor Law Proceedings
Our attorneys have in depth experience in representing clients in litigation involving the National Labor Relations Act and public employer labor relations acts, including:

  • Election representation petitions
  • Decertification petitions
  • Unfair labor practice cases
  • Injunctions
  • Secondary boycotts
  • Jurisdictional disputes
  • Unit clarification petitions

Union Contract Negotiations
Our attorneys devote a substantial time each year negotiating labor contracts on behalf of both private and public sector employees. In addition, we routinely advise our clients on a daily basis concerning contract administration issues and have an extensive practice in both contract and interest arbitration cases.

Wage and Hour Issues
We regularly counsel clients in all facets of the specific wage and hour concerns relevant to employers. Our experience includes assisting clients in implementing alternative work schedules, auditing their wage and hour practices for compliance with relevant state and federal regulations, providing advice as to complex pay issues such as overtime and standby pay, analyzing various job categories for exempt status, determining whether joint employer status exists for wage and hour purposes, and advising whether particular individuals should be classified as employees or independent contractors.

Employment Issues
Our attorneys are prepared to help you properly deal with employment issues. We welcome you to avail yourself to our experience in dealing with such matters, including:

  • Collective bargaining
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • WARN Act
  • Employee discrimination
  • 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”)
  • Veteran reemployment rights
  • Personnel policies and procedures
  • In house training regarding labor and employment relation issues

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