Practice Areas

The Ziskin Law Firm handles all aspects of labor and employment law including:

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Arbitration 
  • Collective bargaining
  • Disability rights
  • Drug testing
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee discipline and discharge
  • Employee leave
  • Employee privacy
  • Employment litigation
  • ERISA Litigation 
  • Fair Labor Standards Act investigations and related litigation
  • Grievance Arbitration
  • Independent contractors and contingent workers
  • Injunction proceedings in federal and state courts
  • Layoffs
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Personnel policies and procedures
  • Plant relocation and closure
  • Project labor agreements
  • Race, gender and age discrimination
  • Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements
  • Sexual harassment
  • Strategies for union avoidance
  • Strikes, picketing and boycotts
  • Unfair labor practice proceedings
  • Union election campaigns
  • Union organizing
  • Wage and hour issues

The Ziskin Law Firm has extensive experience in the areas of labor and employment litigation in federal and state courts and handles cases involving numerous federal labor statutes including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act as well as various state employment statutes.

We are experienced in representation before administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the New York State Department of Labor, the United States Department of Labor, the New York State Division of Human Rights and numerous other federal, state and local agencies.

In addition to serving as labor counsel, we also serve as general corporate counsel for various clients.