Maria has handled over 100 union organizing drives since 1995 and has earned a national reputation for her high rate of success and her low rate of unfair labor practice charges during campaigns. She has also negotiated dozens of collective bargaining agreements. In addition to her union campaign expertise and collective bargaining for initial and successor labor agreements, Maria handles representation case hearings and unfair labor practice trials before the NLRB, labor arbitrations including high-value contract interpretation and discipline cases, strikes, picketing and labor relations training. She provides labor advice to employers in a variety of industries concerning such special issues as establishing new operations, plant relocations, effects bargaining, reductions in force and orderly shutdown agreements. Maria works with employers of all sizes to develop strategic labor initiatives and long-range strategies, and guides management in creating employee engagement to support a productive and issue-free workplace.