Traditional Labor

Our team provides services in response to union organizing and Virginia workplace discrimination. A core element of our practice is representation of management in National Labor Relations Board and Public Employment Relations Board proceedings. We counsel employers on how to lawfully and effectively respond to union organizing from the onset of activity through the conduction of a secret ballot election. We also provide advice on collective bargaining agreements and effective contract administration, representing the employer at the bargaining table and at arbitration proceedings and providing advice on the preparation and implementation of strategies to be used in the event of a strike. Read More

Policies & Training

Our experienced staff of employment attorneys Norfolk, VA consult with employers regarding policies, procedures and programs to ensure clients are complying with the myriad of state and federal laws and regulations governing the workplace.  We offer a labor audit and site review, designed to identify those areas in clients’ policies, procedures and practices which may increase the potential for liability.  Areas covered by the audit include employing individuals with disabilities, discipline, employee handbooks, equal employment opportunity policies, harassment-free workplace policies, evaluations and promotions, recruitment, leaves of absence, required postings, record retention and reporting, and more. Read More