Gwynne Wilcox Receives 2017 Chancellor’s Citation from Syracuse University

The Chancellor’s Citation serves to recognize the significant civic or career achievements by the selected winners. “This event honors outstanding members of Syracuse University’s alumni community,” said Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud. Gwynne is associate general counsel of 1199SEIU, a 300,000-plus member health care union, and devotes much of her practice to representing 1199 and…

Carl Levine presents at the Annual Conference of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions

Carl J. Levine, whose practice includes representing full-time and part-time faculty members, graduate student employees and professional staff members at institutions of higher education, participated as a panelist this March at the Annual Conference of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions. His panel presentation addressed “Contingent…

Levy Ratner Women Participate in the “A Day Without A Woman” Strike

In a statement of economic solidarity, women of Levy Ratner went on strike March 8, International Women’s Day, for equity, justice and human rights.  “We know all too well that women continue to face unequal wages, sexual harassment, discrimination and job insecurity,” says Gwynne A. Wilcox, whose practice on behalf of working people has lifted…

NLRB Rules in Favor of Graduate Student Unions at Private Universities

The NLRB has ruled that graduate student employees at Columbia University and other private universities have the right to form or join a union and bargain collectively, reversing a 2004 Brown University decision. Levy Ratner’s Carl Levine, who devotes a large portion of his practice to representing faculty members and unions at colleges and universities,…

Suit Against Governor of Alabama Alleges that Blocking Minimum Wage Increase Disproportionately Affected Black Residents of Birmingham and Violated Equal Protection Clause

Levy Ratner’s Bob Stroup is among the attorneys representing Birmingham fast-food workers, the Alabama NAACP and Greater Birmingham Ministries, in a federal civil rights lawsuit charging that Ala. Gov. Robert Bentley illegally blocked a measure that would have raised pay for workers in the predominantly black city to $10.10. The plaintiffs argue that the bill that nullified a…

Victory over Domino’s Pizza’s Unlawful Arbitration Agreement, on Behalf of the Fast Food Workers Committee

The Fast Food Workers Committee, represented by LR’s Micah Wissinger and Gwynne Wilcox, earned a major win in their fight on behalf of fast food workers nationally. In December 2015, the NLRB ruled that Domino’s violated the law by maintaining an arbitration agreement that required employees, as a condition of employment, to waive their rights…