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Labor and Employment Law

labor & employment

Private & Public Sector
My  labor and employment law legal services to employers in the public sector including cities, authorities and schools.

My services include:

      • Practice before the Joint Labor Management Committee, Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, and the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission
      • Counsel on employment discrimination matters, including practice before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
      • Counsel on employee leave entitlements, including leave pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Small Necessities Leave Act
      • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
      • Arbitration of union contract disputes
      • Defense of wrongful discharge suits, discrimination suits and claims for compensation
      • Counsel and litigation regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
      • Training for employers, supervisors, and employees regarding prevention of harassment and discrimination, handbook development, employee discipline, and accommodation issues
      • Counsel regarding internal investigations

I bring to my representation a focus on preventive legal assistance, helping clients to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings by providing advice and training for key personnel.