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Labor & Employment

Jones Day's Labor & Employment Practice comprises more than 130 dedicated practitioners located in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, offering corporate clients experienced, sophisticated, and cost-effective representation concerning all aspects of employment-related legal matters. Our clients benefit from the strength of our multidisciplinary L&E team, in both employment litigation and traditional labor matters. Our global reach, multi-office teams, and seamless transfer of resources within the Firm allow us to bring the best of the practice to every client engagement.

The breadth and depth of our L&E practice permits us to handle all labor and employment needs, including serving as lead trial counsel in complex, high exposure matters, arguing appeals, as well as handling complex collective bargaining and NLRB work. We have defended and prevailed on class and collective actions involving all manner of employment claims from age, race and gender discrimination, to wage-hour compliance governing pay practices, to accessibility standards for disabled customers, to benefits claims. Our arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of client U.S. Steel has the Court questioning whether federal law guarantees that unionized factory workers receive compensation for time spent putting on and taking off safety equipment. We also successfully urged the Supreme Court to consider an additional question following our victory for client Noel Canning in the D.C. Circuit ruling that recess appointments of the NLRB are invalid.

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