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Miller Canfield is a titan in the traditional labor relations arena. We've been rated by U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers as a National First-Tier law firm for Labor Law - Management. We represent both companies and public entities, including school districts, with issues involving their employees' unions throughout the country, including:

  • Collective bargaining negotiation
  • Regulatory proceedings, including the National Labor Relations Board and its state equivalents
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Union election campaigns
  • Grievance and contract administration
  • NLRB/state regulatory agency elections
  • Arbitrations
  • Contract modification/renegotiation under  Emergency Manager or bankruptcy
  • Retiree health care litigation

We offer support in whatever role our client wants us to play, whether it's as chief spokesperson, bargaining team members or simply to be around-the-clock resource during contract negotiations. We have extensive experience defending clients' interests facing unfair labor practice charges, or prosecuting secondary boycott allegations against a union before the NLRB.