Public Service Unions

Stroock is one of the few full-service law firms to offer comprehensive counsel to public-sector unions, giving them the benefit of decades of practical experience usually only found in boutiques, supported by the resources of a national law firm.

Representative matters include:
  • Successfully arbitrating contract impasse and improper practice proceedings before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board and the New York City Office of Collective Bargaining;
  • Prevailing against the City in “scoping” and contract enforcement proceedings;
  • Obtaining a landmark judgment against the City and related governmental entities to enforce statutorily mandated inspection and repair of public premises
  • Successfully bringing suit against retirement system and governmental entities accomplishing change in method for computation of retirement benefits; and
  • Submitting amici curiae briefs on behalf of labor unions in issues of public import.