Jason M. Branciforte has litigated on behalf of management in connection with all types of employment and labor disputes, including wrongful discharge and defamation claims and claims based upon:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- The National Labor Relations Act
- The Fair Labor Standards Act
- The McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act
- The Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act
- The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
He regularly appears before state and federal courts throughout the United States and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Labor.
Additionally, Jason has an active labor relations practice and regularly represents clients in arbitrations, unfair labor practice proceedings, strikes, union election campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, and strategic labor relations planning matters. He has particular experience in the security and correctional facility industries.
Jason also has a diverse counseling practice, and regularly advises employers on employee separations and terminations, employee discipline, wage payment issues, workplace privacy issues, compliance with numerous federal and state statutes and regulations relating to the workplace, union avoidance strategies, strikes, and how to effectively manage with a union.
He has particular expertise assisting government contractors with all aspects of their operations and ensuring compliance with the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act, the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act, and related federal and state statutes.
Jason teaches advanced labor relations for Cornell University as part of the University's continuing education program through the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Additionally, he authors monthly articles for several trade associations and has appeared on several radio programs discussing a variety of employment and labor relations issues.
Jason is a former member of Littler Mendelson's Board of Directors and currently serves on the Shareholder Candidate Committee, and the Firm's Governance Committee.