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Briggs and Morgan provides clients with a full range of labor law services for employers. Our labor lawyers have decades of experience dealing with unions at the bargaining table, arbitrating and litigating labor disputes, defending employers before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), opposing union organizing efforts and providing supervisor training for labor related issues.

We have successfully represented clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, food processing, fabrication and foundries, electrical and gas utilities, electrical and low-voltage contracting, printing, construction, financial services, health care, hotel and hospitality, communications and transportation.

Within the private and public sector, Briggs and Morgan’s labor lawyers provide the following services for management:

  • Collective bargaining and contract administration;
  • Labor arbitrations and grievances;
  • Defense of unfair labor practice charges before the NLRB and courts;
  • Union avoidance plans and union election work;
  • Supervisor training;
  • Representing management in other NLRB proceedings and litigation;
  • Strike preparation, picketing, and related matters including injunctive proceedings;
  • Labor litigation in federal and state courts under sections 301 and 303 of LMRA;
  • Labor issues in mergers and acquisitions;
  • Labor issues in relocations and plant closures;
  • Railway Labor Act matters;
  • Negotiating withdrawal from underfunded multi-employer pension plans, and
  • Responding to unlawful secondary picketing and corporate campaigns by unions.

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