Lichten & Bright, P.C., represents labor unions, and individual union members and civil servants, in labor law disputes, helping them enforce their rights under collective bargaining agreements and labor laws, including the New York State Civil Service Law, Labor Law and Education Law and New York City’s Collective Bargaining Law.
Our labor lawyers regularly represent labor unions in court, administrative proceedings and at arbitration and in collective bargaining, and we represent unions and individual employees in disciplinary proceedings, including arbitration proceedings and other disciplinary hearings, civil service trials and Education Law ‘ 3020-a hearings. We have won many improper practice and disciplinary cases and achieved significant victories in prevailing wage cases on behalf of municipal labor unions and their members.
Our firm also has expertise in labor union elections. We advise unions and candidates for union office on union election laws, rules and procedures and we represent union election committees and candidates in internal union appeal proceedings, and in court, in election-related disputes.