Labor and Employment Law
The attorneys of The Lambos Firm, LLP are fully capable in all aspects of Labor and Employment Law.
Throughout the over ninety years of its practice, the firm has witnessed and has been an integral part of the evolution of the American workplace. The Lambos Firm, LLP has its origins in representing management and multiemployer bargaining units in traditional labor arenas: collective bargaining, organizational drives, and labor arbitration s.
While the field of labor and employment law has its genesis in the confrontation of union organization, The Lambos Firm, LLP refuses to espouse an adversarial approach in resolving labor disputes. At The Lambos Firm, LLP the emphasis is on finding creative and imaginative solutions for problems that plague its clients in this difficult economic climate. However, when litigation is necessary, we enjoy our reputation for tenacious advocacy and appear in all forums running the gamut from grievance hearings to Supreme Court argument.
The Lambos Firm, LLP has had a pivotal role in addressing cutting-edge legal issues in the areas of preservation of work, secondary boycotts, lockouts and injunctions. In addition, the firm has extensive experience in the area of antitrust as applicable to multiemployer bargaining units.
With the passage of comprehensive federal employment law legislation, there has been explosive growth in employment discrimination litigation. The Lambos Firm, LLP has a substantial employment law practice that offers a wide array of services to clients that stress preventative policies and procedures. We can perform an Employment Practices Audit that can assess a company’s vulnerability to potential employment-related litigation. We provide extensive training for administrators as well as supervisory personnel in the area of discrimination avoidance and employee relations. The Lambos Firm, LLP can create personnel manuals, policies and disciplinary guidelines specifically tailored to meet individual client needs.
The Lambos Firm, LLP‘s Labor and Employment Practice Includes:
- Contract Administration
- Collective Bargaining
- Grievance and Arbitrations
- Representation of Employers in NLRB Proceedings and Organizing Campaigns
- Employment Discrimination Counseling and Prevention
- Employment Discrimination Litigation
- Employee Relations, Including Harassment and Diversity Training
- Employment Contracts, Non-Compete Agreements, and Related Issues
- Affirmative Action Plan Design and Compliance
- Wage and Hour Compliance
- Occupational Safety and Health Issues
- Drug and Alcohol Testing and Compliance Programs
- Industrial Safety and Instructional Training
- HIPAA Compliance Issues
If your business needs legal representation or advice in labor and employment matters, we will be happy to discuss how The Lambos Firm, LLP can protect your interests.
The Lambos Firm, LLP represents joint labor-management and single-employer employee benefit pension and welfare plans. We provide a wide array of services to these ERISA plans from advice on tax and ERISA compliance to representation in legal actions.
We prepare all required plan documents, including trust agreements, plans, summary plan descriptions, and summary annual reports. We also prepare and submit filings to the Internal Revenue Service to obtain and to maintain qualified and tax-exempt status for employee benefit funds. The Lambos Firm, LLP also provides advice and counseling to plan trustees and administrators concerning the day-to-day administration of these plans.
The attorneys at The Lambos Firm, LLP have extensive ERISA litigation experience. The firm has handled withdrawal liability cases involving more than $150 million in claims and has played an active role in cases that have established some of the leading legal principles that now prevail in pension withdrawal liability and other areas of ERISA law.
The Lambos Firm, LLP has represented employee benefit plans and other creditors in numerous bankruptcy proceedings. The Lambos Firm’s ERISA practice includes:
- Plan design
- Preparation of plan documents
- Preparation and submission of IRS filings
- Advice and counseling on plan administration
- Representation of plans in bankruptcy proceedings
- ERISA litigation and arbitrations
- Pension withdrawal liability litigation and arbitrations
The Lambos Firm, LLP has also been involved in ensuring that employer clients are compliant with relevant employee-training requirements in the safety and security areas. The firm has produced many of the state-of-the-art equipment-operator-training programs that assist in teaching the safe operation of cargo handling equipment as well as orient new longshore workers to the marine-terminal-working environment. In addition, the Firm created the curriculum for a maritime-security-awareness course that is now used at marine terminals worldwide.
The Lambos Firm, LLP can also create a custom anti-harassment and anti-discrimination program training program that suits the unique needs of your workplace.