“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”
~ John Quincy Adams
Ruiz Law’s expertise in labor relations extends to all aspects of collective bargaining, including representation proceedings, negotiations, contract implementation, grievances, arbitrations, impasse proceedings, strikes and unfair practice proceedings.
We are prepared to assist at the bargaining table as part of your negotiating team, or to remain behind the scenes drafting bargaining proposals, analyzing union proposals and developing bargaining strategies. If impasse is declared, we will guide you through mediation and fact finding in a manner designed to preserve management rights and honor your fiscal priorities.
In addition, we are skilled at conducting internal investigations and resolving grievance disputes through internal complaint procedures. We take pride in our record of successful representation before arbitrators, personnel boards and administrative law judges. In keeping with our preventative approach, we keep our clients updated on legal trends that might impact the negotiation process and the specific provisions of labor agreements.