Employee Relations – Managing relationships with Transgender and Millennial Employees
The term 'employee relations' refers to a company's efforts to manage relationships between employers and employees. Employee Relations provides direction and oversight for a variety of staff employment matters, including leaves of absence, staff performance and disciplinary issues, staff employee grievances including formal complaints, investigation of harassment and other workplace misconduct allegations, all anticipated terminations, and unemployment compensation claims and the interpretation of policies/procedures. Studies show that maintaining positive employer-employee relationships can increase staff productivity, intrinsic motivation, and deepen the commitment to the company.
Richard Greenberg is a Principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He advises both unionized and union-free clients on a full-range of labor and employee relations matters.
With respect to traditional labor matters, Mr. Greenberg represents clients in collective bargaining negotiations, labor disputes, grievances and arbitrations, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and in state and federal court. Mr. Greenberg also advises clients on the legal aspects of remaining union-free. With respect to employee relations matters, Mr. Greenberg has extensive experience assisting clients in numerous industries with the development and maintenance of personnel policies and personnel infrastructures. In this regard, Mr. Greenberg often works on these issues with clients as business needs and culture change as a result of business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Greenberg regularly advises clients on compliance with the myriad of federal and state employment laws, including the FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA and WARN, as well as new legal developments impacting labor and employment policies and practices.
Honors and Recognitions
Lawyer’s Alliance for New York, Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services to Non-profits (2011)