Baum Sigman Auerbach & Neuman, Ltd. takes great pride in partnering with clients and presenting practical seminars on a variety of topics to fit their specific needs. We believe that continuing education is vital, especially in an ever-changing world where global economies change the labor-management landscape on a daily basis. Our attorneys work with elected Union Officials, Labor-Management Trustees, Union Organizers, and Business Agents to tailor the appropriate program. Examples of topics include:
SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING SEMINARS
NAVIGATING THROUGH A 10(K) PROCEEDING
GRIEVANCES AND ARBITRATION PRIMER: PROCESSING GRIEVANCES
PRESENTING A CASE BEFORE AN ARBITRATOR
COLLECTING FRINGE BENEFITS AND DELINQUENCY COLLECTION LITIGATION
THE 8(f) PRE-HIRE\9(a) CONTRACT DISTINCTION
THE ABC's OF ULP's
DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION
RELATED BUSINESSES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: Successors, Alter-egos, single employers
TYPES OF PICKETING: HOW TO BE THE MOST EFFECTIVE
INTERNAL UNION ELECTIONS UNDER FEDERAL LABOR LAW
THE UNION AS THE "EMPLOYER"
HIPAA TRAINING COMPLIANCE
Internal Plan Audits
We examine plan documents and practices, including those related to collection of delinquent contributions and benefit claims, with the goals of promoting efficiency and eliminating liability for the funds and their fiduciaries.
Employment Practice Audits
We evaluate our clients' employment policies and procedures to limit their exposure to liability under state and federal employment laws. The interplay between the duties imposed by labor and benefits law, and those imposed on our clients as employers, requires a comprehensive review of employment practices.
Department of Labor Audits
Taft-Hartley funds, labor unions and their trustees and officers are undergoing increased scrutiny. Our Firm has extensive experience in assisting our clients navigate the Department of Labor's various procedures and policies. Our familiarity with the Department of Labor's audit procedures and LMRDA requirements, provides a solid basis for balancing the requirements of the law and protecting the interests of the funds.