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Richard I. Greenberg

Principal
New York

P 212-545-4080
F 212-972-3213
GreenbeR@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Richard Greenberg is a Principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He advises both unionized and union-free clients on a full-range of labor and employee relations matters.

With respect to traditional labor matters, Mr. Greenberg represents clients in collective bargaining negotiations, labor disputes, grievances and arbitrations, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and in state and federal court. Mr. Greenberg also advises clients on the legal aspects of remaining union-free. With respect to employee relations matters, Mr. Greenberg has extensive experience assisting clients in numerous industries with the development and maintenance of personnel policies and personnel infrastructures. In this regard, Mr. Greenberg often works on these issues with clients as business needs and culture change as a result of business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Greenberg regularly advises clients on compliance with the myriad of federal and state employment laws, including the FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA and WARN, as well as new legal developments impacting labor and employment policies and practices.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Lawyer’s Alliance for New York, Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services to Non-profits (2011)
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

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August 15, 2017
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Francis Alvarez, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Joseph Lynett, Jenifer Bologna, Joseph DiPalma, and Benjamin Yeamans Author "Final New York paid family leave regulations released: What employers need to know"

August 15, 2017

Francis Alvarez, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Joseph Lynett, Jenifer Bologna, Joseph DiPalma, and Benjamin Yeamans author "Final New York paid family leave regulations released: What employers need to know," published by Westlaw Journal Employment. Read More

July 21, 2017
SHRM

Richard Greenberg Comments on New York City's Freelance Isn't Free Act

July 21, 2017

Richard Greenberg comments on new rules taking effect as a result of the Freelance Isn’t Free Act in "New York City Employers: Rules Implementing Freelancer Act Take Effect," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

June 15, 2017
SHRM

Richard Greenberg Comments on New York City's New Scheduling Laws for Fast-food and Retail Employers

June 15, 2017

Richard Greenberg comments on New York City employers in the fast-food and retail industries will soon have to comply with new employee scheduling laws related to breaks between shifts, predictable hours, on-call scheduling and more in "New York City Fast-Food and Retail Employers Must Note New Scheduling Laws," published by SHRM.... Read More

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September 12, 2017

Top Five Labor Law Developments for August 2017

September 12, 2017

Employees had no right to union representation in their employer’s peer review committee proceedings, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled. Midwest Division – MMC, LLC, dba Menorah Medical Center v. NLRB, No. 15-1312 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 18, 2017). The employer, a hospital, used a peer review committee... Read More

August 28, 2017

Paying Employees When Weather Closes the Doors: A Refresher on Employer Obligations

August 28, 2017

As Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc on Houston, Texas, and surrounding areas, undoubtedly, many businesses have been damaged or destroyed, while others have closed temporarily for safety and security reasons. These businesses may remain closed, or operate with limited hours, for days, weeks, or possibly months. When such... Read More

August 11, 2017

Top Five Labor Law Developments for July 2017

August 11, 2017

The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Marvin Kaplan to one of two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board on August 2, 2017. Kaplan was sworn in on August 10. Kaplan is a former counsel to the Commissioner of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. His confirmation leaves one vacant seat on the five-member Board... Read More

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