A substantial portion of Mr. Caiaccio’s practice is in the area of traditional labor relations. He regularly counsels clients on day-to-day labor relations matters and operating within the constraints of the National Labor Relations Act. Mr. Caiaccio’s experience in the traditional labor area is wide-ranging and includes union avoidance, collective bargaining, union organizing drives and campaigns, secondary boycotts, strike contingency planning, due diligence relating to mergers and acquisitions, grievance administration and arbitration, unfair labor proceedings, and other proceedings involving the NLRB.
Mr. Caiaccio has particular expertise representing clients in the construction industry. He regularly advises construction clients on matters such as Davis-Bacon compliance, double-breasting, independent contractor issues, joint employment issues, and project labor agreements. In addition to the construction industry, Mr. Caiaccio has extensive experience working with clients in manufacturing, staffing, restaurant and hospitality, health care, transportation, and newspaper, among other industries.
A large part of Mr. Caiaccio’s practice is devoted to restrictive covenant litigation and advice. In this regard, Mr. Caiaccio assists clients with enforcing restrictive covenants against departing employees and executives. In addition, Mr. Caiaccio assists clients with protecting the company’s trade secrets, copyrights, and confidential information, whether through litigation or otherwise.
Mr. Caiaccio also regularly provides human resources counseling and advice to clients, including advice on day-to-day personnel issues. For example, Mr. Caiaccio frequently advises clients on responding to federal agency investigations (EEOC charges, OSHA complaints, DOL audits, etc.). He also advises clients regarding disciplinary matters, separation agreements, policies and handbooks, management training, and wage and hour classifications, among other things.
Mr. Caiaccio also maintains an active employment litigation practice. He regularly represents clients in employment-related disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Caiaccio’s employment litigation experience includes wrongful termination claims, sexual harassment, retaliation, and employment discrimination.