The Employment and Labor Law Practice, led by Matthew Connell and Brian Leinhauser, provides a full range of services including human resource counseling, employment litigation defense, and representation in labor relations matters. We provide advice and training for public and private sector employers and supervisors on harassment, discipline, discharge of employees, and other workplace issues in order to reduce liability exposure. We have presented at employment seminars both locally for our public sector clients, and statewide and nationally for, among others, Execusummit Employment Practices Liability Insurance National Seminar, the Defense Research Institute, and the County Commissioners of Pennsylvania.
We represent municipal, public, and private employers before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, and Pennsylvania and New Jersey unemployment compensation boards in lawsuits and complaints pertaining to every type of employment matter, including:
The Employment and Labor Law Practice also provides human resources support for private and public sector employers, including:
We represent public and private employers in collective bargaining negotiations, union grievance disputes and arbitrations, and before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and the National Labor Relations Board in certification, decertification and unfair labor practice proceedings.