We represent clients in the construction and engineering field, including national and regional construction companies and engineering companies. Our services cover the full range of labor and employment matters. Some of our activities include:
Conducting a presentation to the state chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) on a multitude of issues, including wage-hour compliance, new sick leave and equal pay laws, and federal agency developments.
Obtaining injunctions against illegal picketing.
Establishing reserve gate systems for access to regulate picketing.
Defending a federal subcontractor against hiring and equal pay discrimination complaint filed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
Advising on multi-employer pension plan withdrawal liability.
Advising a major construction company on compliance with federal contractor affirmative action requirements.
Representing companies in Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) fatality investigations.
Conducting union avoidance training for managers.
Providing counsel to a long-term care provider on the acquisition of a unionized facility and the establishment of initial terms and conditions of employment.
Fiona Ong and Chad Horton conducted a webinar, “2023 NLRB Update: Recent Board Decisions Alter Landscape for Union and Non-Union Employers,” for the Maryland Automobile Dealers Association on November 7,
Gary Simpler successfully defended a chemical manufacturer against a grievance in which the union challenged an employee’s termination. The arbitrator found that the company had just cause to terminate the
Darryl McCallum was quoted in a October 9, 2023 National Law Journal article by Avalon Zoppo, “‘Gray Area’: Courts Grapple with Justices’ Religious Accommodation Rule.” (Subscription required for access). Darryl
J. Michael McGuire and Chad M. Horton presented a webinar, “NLRB Update 2023: Landscape-Altering Changes to Employee Handbook Standards, Paths to Unionization, and the Protected Concerted Activity Doctrine,” on September