Taft partners Brian Dershaw and Justin Flamm spoke at the 36th Annual Northern Kentucky University Labor-Management conference on May 9. This year's conference focused on labor management trends.
Dershaw spoke about recent developments under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and other statutes. Flamm spoke regarding the elements of arbitration with special emphasis on discipline and discharge from some of Greater Cincinnati’s experts in arbitration.
Dershaw is an experienced management-side labor attorney, assisting clients with union elections, collective bargaining, strike avoidance and preparation, unfair labor practice charges, arbitrations and fact-finding hearings.
As co-chair of Taft’s Employment practice, Flamm handles a wide range of labor and employment matters. His experience includes non-competition and trade secrets litigation; lawsuits and administrative charges involving race, sex, age, disability and religious discrimination; wage and hour matters under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state laws; National Labor Relations Act claims, union elections and labor arbitration proceedings; military leave; employee handbooks and workplace policies; electronic discovery and record keeping issues; and other issues relating to employment relationships.