Pappas O'Connor P.C.

Traditional Labor - Management


Firm attorneys provide counsel to employers desiring to remain union-free and counsel and representation to employers looking to deal confidently with the labor organizations that represent their employees.Regardless of whether an employer is looking to curtail union organizing or to deal with difficult union leaders and/or the complex issues that can arise, Firm attorneys share their extensive experience and intuition in developing effective strategic plans for achieving business goals and objectives. 

Services Provided

  • Training and strategic planning for remaining union-free.
  • Representation of employers in defending against union organizing efforts and representation of employers in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board in representation cases.
  • Defending employers in unfair labor practice claims brought by employees or labor organizations and prosecuting unfair labor practice claims against labor organizations.
  • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Representation of employers in grievance/arbitration proceedings in both contract interpretation and wrongful discipline matters.
  • Counsel and representation to employers in job actions by employees including picketing, primary boycotts, secondary boycotts, slowdowns and strikes.
  • Representation of employers in federal court litigation pursuant to Sections 301 and 303 of the Labor Management Relations Act.
  • Representation of employers in OFCCP audit and compliance matters.
  • Representation of employers in fringe benefit/trust fund litigation matters brought by multi-employer fringe benefits funds for unpaid contributions or withdrawal liabilities.
  • Negotiation of voluntary recognition and card-check agreements.

Quad Cities Office

1617 Second Avenue
Suite 300
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 788-7110
(309) 788-2773

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Alert: Summer 2018 Labor and Employment Update

Justice Kennedy's retirement will create ideological consequences, but what about in the Labor and Employment arena? How have the recent Supreme Court decisions - Janus & Epic changed the landscape in employment law? Has the NLRB changed its tune regarding handbook policies? These questions and more are in Pappas & O’Connor’s 2018 Summer Labor & Employment Update.

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Chicago Office

900 West Jackson Boulevard
Six West
Chicago, Illinois 60607

(312) 421-5960
(312) 421-5310

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