Brett Schneider, partner at Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, presented at the Cities Palm Beach County Elected Officials Workshop regarding public employer labor negotiation. His presentation, titled “No Spin Zone” covered an array of essential information including mandatory subjects of bargaining and the procedure if all parties reach an impasse.
“It is critical that our elected officials are fully aware of the rules that govern public employer labor negotiations, and I was happy to provide an overview that gave the attendees all they need to know,” said Schneider, who is past president of the Human Resource Association of Broward County (HRABC).
Schneider represents clients in collective bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice proceedings and grievance proceedings. He also has extensive experience representing clients in all phases of employment litigation, up to and including, trial on matters arising under federal, state and local employment laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Federal Constitutional claims asserted under 42 U.S.C. 1981 and 1983 and the Florida Civil Rights Act.
Schneider is admitted to practice law by the Florida Bar, New York Bar and the District of Columbia, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and by the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York.
He received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Maryland and his juris doctor, with honors, from George Washington University National Law Center.
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About Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman
Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman P.L. is a prominent South Florida law firm serving corporate, governmental and individual clients with an integrated array of professional services including commercial litigation, land-use and real estate law, communications and cable law, labor and employment law, government law and governmental relations. The firm has offices in Coral Gables and Ft. Lauderdale. For more information, visit www.wsh-law.com.