Dispute Resolution for Labor Unions

Resolving disputes in the most cost-efficient manner possible is a fundamental aspect of keeping labor unions strong.

At Pitta LLP, we have successfully represented union clients in thousands of grievance mediations and arbitrations, and our attorneys are well known for delivering positive results in these matters, including back pay for union members, punitive damages for employer misconduct and multi-million dollar arbitration awards.

Proud Advocates for Labor Unions

For more than 40 years, the attorneys of Pitta LLP have been representing labor unions in New York City. We understand how helping one union can directly benefit other unions, and we see our work as representing the institution of labor as a whole.

We represent union clients before American Arbitration Association arbitrators, the New York State Employment Relations Board (NYSERB) and other forums in various industries.

Our arbitration practice is informed by our decades of experience in negotiating, drafting and enforcing collective bargaining agreements, and our firm is regularly called upon to conduct internal union investigations, as well as advise on internal disciplinary matters.

We resolve disputes in and out of court.

If a resolution cannot be reached through mediation or arbitration, we will not hesitate to fight for our union clients' rights in court. Our firm provides comprehensive litigation services for unions, including:

  • Breach of contract claims
  • Claims of unfair representation
  • Unfair labor practice claims
  • Allegations of unlawful secondary activity
  • Employee benefit disputes under ERISA
  • Litigation before the EEOC

To learn more about our services for labor unions, please see our labor and employment law overview.

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