Labor Relations + Employment

Robinson+Cole’s labor and employment group understands the particular needs of its educational clients in how they manage their unique workforce. Our labor and employment attorneys partner with educational clients not only to address discrete disputes involving employees, but also to harness the strengths of their employees to realize their strategic visions and missions. Specifically, we offer tremendous depth in training and professional development, employment counseling, workplace investigations, litigation, and traditional labor relations, representing clients in matters involving:

  • Investigations of allegations of misconduct and policy violations
  • Policy design and implementation
  • Advice regarding accommodations, faculty and staff discipline, and leaves of absence
  • Trainings on discrimination and harassment prevention, leadership, and management best practices
  • Cultural assessments
  • Litigation and proceedings before administrative bodies, such as the EEOC, OFCCP, and NLRB
  • Collective bargaining and contract administration
  • Grievance arbitration