• Successfully represented one of the largest US school bus operations by pursuing damages claim against Teamsters union under section 303 of National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The case was related to the Union's filing of grievances seeking to claim work that was not traditional union work under the applicable collective bargaining agreement. The Federal court granted company's Motion for Summary Judgment on liability. The amount of the recoverable damages is still pending.
  • Successfully represented the largest performing arts center in South Florida and negotiated a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) that reduced amount sought by NLRB by over 80%. The initial Compliance Specification identified in excess of 11 million dollars in potential back pay and other damages. 
  • Successfully resolved two-year investigation involving nation-wide unfair labor practice charges filed against one of the largest US quick service restaurant franchisors in six (6) NLRB Regions.  Resolution of case was negotiated directly with Regional Attorneys, NLRB Division of Advice and NLRB General Counsel.
  • Represented one of the largest timber management and lumber supply companies in the United States on coordinated multi-facility union negotiations. The strategic approach to this process resulted in successful decertification votes and two (2) of the union facilities, and contract ratifications at other locations.
  • Successfully negotiated multiple collective bargaining agreements with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and National Nurses United (NNU) for hospital employees of the largest “for profit” healthcare system in the United States.
  • Developed comprehensive union avoidance campaign strategy, internal guidelines and campaign materials for major hospitals and health systems, one of the largest tobacco manufacturing operations in the US and multiple large national quick service restaurant franchisors.
  • Successfully negotiated a new 5-year collective bargaining agreement with SEIU on behalf of the largest health care system in Northern Nevada. The negotiated agreement covered over 1,200 bargaining unit registered nurses and achieved over 5 million dollars in reduced labor cost from that contained in the previous CBA.
  • Established a seven-lawyer team that was victorious in representing a Fortune 500 manufacturer with the largest union election in the US in 2011.
  • Successfully met with NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin and achieved a complete dismissal of massive unfair labor practice (ULP) charge on behalf of one of the largest non-union automobile manufacturers in the US. The Charge, which involved over 150 alleged discriminatees, alleged a discriminatory “refusal to hire” and “refusal to consider for hire”, and involved millions of dollars in potential back pay.
  • Litigated six-week ULP trial involving numerous discharges and alleged unfair labor practice strike -- successfully negotiated settlement providing for no back pay and new collective bargaining agreements that took company off a series state-wide pattern agreements.
  • Litigated arbitration case wherein the Arbitrator recognized the spoliation doctrine related to a discarded cell phone and text messages. The Communication Workers of America (CWA) were advised of their obligation to preserve evidence early in the proceedings and failed to adhere to the directive.
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