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David Bayer

David Bayer

Associate

David L. Bayer is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Labor-Management Relations and Employment Litigation & Arbitration Groups. He represents a diverse range of clients across many industries, including professional sports leagues and teams, real estate and construction companies, private universities, financial institutions, retail companies, media outlets, not-for-profits and hospitals, among others. David has represented clients in all aspects of labor-management relations, including collective bargaining, administration of collective bargaining agreements, arbitration, matters before the National Labor Relations Board and related litigation. He has also advised clients on the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions.

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Board Reverses 32-Year-Old Rule Allowing Employers to Oust Mixed-Guard Unions

For thirty-two years, it has been a settled proposition that an employer may, upon the expiration of a contract, refuse to continue to negotiate with a “mixed-guard” union that represents its security guards. Continuing its long path of upsetting established precedent, on June 9, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) reversed this … Continue Reading

The National Labor Relations Board says “Happy Labor Day” with Flurry of Late Summer Pro-Union Moves

While some people may have been on vacation at the end of August, the past few weeks have been extremely busy at the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”), with a series of decisions that will continue to make it easier for unions to organize non-union employers. Virtual Organizing Has Arrived! The General Counsel … Continue Reading
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