We represent companies in the energy industry, ranging from the largest power producer in the country to local companies. Our services to these clients cover the full range of labor and employment matters. Some recent activities include:
Conducting collective bargaining negotiations.
Training managers on union avoidance and compliance with National Labor Relations Board guidelines.
Defending a company against a discrimination complaint.
Preparing affirmative action plans for a company and ensuring compliance with other affirmative action requirements.
Providing advice and counsel on compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Defending companies against National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practice (ULP) charges.
Representing companies in labor arbitration proceedings involving discharge, sub-contracting, and overtime disputes under collective bargaining agreements.
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