Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining and Services For Employers With Unions

ZH's attorneys have significant experience in the area of traditional labor law on behalf of both public and private employers under the National Labor Relations Act, New Jersey Employee-Employer Relations Act and other state and federal laws and regulations. Our attorneys' experience includes:

  • Acting as chief spokesperson in single facility or multi-location negotiations
  • Drafting collective bargaining agreements, including individual provisions and proposals
  • Creating and monitoring comprehensive strike plans
  • Obtaining injunctions and damages for unlawful strike misconduct and work stoppages
  • Defending unfair labor practice charges
  • Representing companies in grievances and contract arbitrations
  • Counseling companies on contract interpretation issues
  • Enforcing and vacating arbitration awards
  • Developing and implementing union avoidance programs
  • Combating union organizing drives and campaigns in union recognition elections and counseling employers regarding decertification petitions
  • Preparing and prosecuting unit clarification and scope of negotiations petitions