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Labor Relations

Labor Relations


As today's ever-evolving changes in the rules and regulations by the National Labor Relations Board enhances labor unions ability to organize rapidly in the workplace, many businesses require an experienced attorney to guide them through the full range of complex labor challenges. Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys are experienced in offering pragmatic legal advice to employers and developing comprehensive labor relations programs across multiple industries. Our deep experience enables us to develop creative and effective strategies in negotiation, arbitrations, litigation, and union counter-campaigns.

Our Labor and Employment Team assists clients in union avoidance, collective bargaining negotiations and labor arbitrations under the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act.  We have represented employers in union counter-campaigns across the country. We make it our business to know your business so that we can provide you with the best possible advice during times of critical need. We become partners with your management team and respond immediately to their requests for assistance, no matter the time of day or week.

Our experience includes:

  • Union counter-campaigns
  • Collective bargaining negotiations (First Chair)
  • Counter-corporate campaigns
  • Strikes and injunctions
  • Unfair labor practice charges
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation in Minor and Major Disputes (RLA)


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(336) 378-5331
(919) 755-8710

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