Attorney Michael P. MacHarg joins SmithAmundsen’s Labor & Employment Practice Group where he assists clients with issues such as union avoidance, collective bargaining, contract administration, unfair labor practices, grievance and arbitration, wage and hour and discrimination matters. His clients most commonly operate in the security, government, commercial laundry, retail automotive and health care industries.
Michael has worked on more than 1,000 unfair labor practice investigations and has successfully tried many unfair labor practices cases, including defending employers against government efforts seeking injunctive relief in federal court. His experience involves vacating arbitration awards, complex and class action wage-hour matters, pension collection cases and injunctions against picketing in Section 301 cases. He also litigates cases involving ERISA, The Railway Labor Act, and unfair competition cases.