Ms. Goodboe counsels and represents clients in all aspects of traditional labor law, including positive employee relations, National Labor Relations Board representation elections and campaigns, unfair labor practice charges and actions under the Labor-Management Relations Act.
She regularly assists with effective auditing, negotiating and administrating collective bargaining agreements, including handling numerous arbitrations involving discharge, discipline, sub-contracting and/or removal of bargaining unit work, recall rights, plant shutdown and other contractual issues. She also advises clients regarding strikes (including pre-strike planning and post-strike issues), “reserve gates,” corporate campaigns and boycotts.
She counsels and defends individual and class action federal and state employment litigation under Title VII of the Civil Right Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, and corresponding state statutes. She provides compliance training and advice relative to such statutes, covenants not to compete, wrongful discharge, employment policies, affirmative action requirements under Executive Order 11246, constitutional claims under 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983, as well as other employment-related issues.