National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Ambush Election Rules Unionizing a Workforce: What You Need to Know in 2015 and Beyond

Broadcast Date: Friday, September 25, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Communications Law
Anne Marie Lofaso, D.Phil., J.D., A.B.
Michael S. Pepperman
Kara M. Maciel
Edwin A. Keller Jr.
Daniel J. Sobol


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Conn Maciel Carey is a boutique law firm focused on Labor & Employment, OSHA, and Litigation. The clients we serve — from multi-national organizations to start-ups to individuals — seek us out for strategic guidance ranging from day-to-day employment counseling to managing government regulatory investigations to leading complex litigation. What sets us apart is our special emphasis on workplace challenges, our creativity in crafting positive solutions, and our passion for serving our clients' interests.


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Nevada's businesses turn to Kamer Zucker Abbott for its skillful approach to employment and labor law issues.  From handling routine inquiries to engaging in strategic decision-making, the firm works to diligently and efficiently achieve each client's particular objectives.  Our clients run the gamut from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.

One of KZA's core beliefs is that employers are best served through preventive efforts to minimize the potential for legal claims and litigation.  Whenever possible, the firm's attorneys provide information, training and advice to employers to help them address and resolve workplace issues before they escalate into formal, costly disputes.  When litigation does occur, KZA defends its clients vigorously, drawing upon the comprehensive knowledge and experience honed over more than a quarter century of successful litigation and appellate practice.

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About Sobol & Sobol PC

With over 40 years of experience, Sobol & Sobol has built a solid reputation based upon aggressive representation. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. 

We represent management in all aspects of union relations, including aggressively countering union organizing campaigns in pro-employer campaigns, winning National Labor Relations Act elections, negotiating union contracts and collective bargaining agreements, and protecting clients during strikes and picketing. We routinely defend clients against unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board and state agencies, and arbitrate grievances under existing collective bargaining agreements.

We are experienced in counseling employers during major corporate changes, such as mergers, acquisitions, shutdowns or relocations, in an effort to limit withdrawal liability from multi-employer pension funds, and in dealing with successorship obligations.

We also represent clients in various other employment law matters.