Union Avoidance, Union Negotiations and Contract Disputes

Gardere lawyers stay in-the-know on the latest developments from the National Labor Relations Board and regularly provide union avoidance training to avoid any type of organizational activity. Additionally, we have successfully conducted negotiations union organizations such as:

  • Teamsters
  • United Automobile Workers
  • Local Government Workers Union
  • Carpenters
  • Stage hands, decorators
  • Glaziers, patternmakers
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Service Employees International Union
  • Office and Professional Employees International Union
  • United Food
  • Commercial Workers and other internationally affiliated and independent unions

Our team has developed comprehensive labor relations programs, including multimedia presentations, for use with supervisors and employees, and in response to union organizational campaigns. When labor trouble strikes in the form of picketing or work stoppages, we can assist companies with contingency plans, restraining orders, damage litigation and dispute resolution. We provide advice and counseling to both union and non-unionized workforces in handling matters with an emboldened National Labor Relations Board, as well as efforts to avoid unfair labor practices.

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