GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Mexico’s New Labor Laws: Union Organizing and New Regulations Increase Challenges for US Automotive Companies,” features James Stone and Jim Verdi with the national labor and employment law firm, Jackson Lewis. Both are based in that firm’s Cleveland, Ohio, regional offices. Stone is managing principal of the Cleveland office and Verdi is a senior associate concentrating in labor law. Both also are active in the International Practice Group of that firm and have in particular been following developments in Mexican labor law.
In the 22-minute Audio Interview, Stone and Verdi discusses these questions:
- How will new Mexican labor laws strengthen independent unions?
- How likely is the increase of union organizing in U.S. companies with Mexican operations?
- Can you discuss the new restrictions on how employers can interact with unions’ expanded employee rights?
- How has pressure from the U.S Congress affected these reforms?
James Stone is office managing principal of the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. With more than 25 years of experience in labor and employment law, he has conducted more than 120 negotiations with unions, represented companies in hundreds of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and other claims in court and before administrative agencies such as the EEOC, NLRB, and Department of Labor.
James Verdi is a senior associate in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. James focuses his practice on representing employers in employment litigation and labor relations matters including collective bargaining, unfair labor practice charges, unlawful discrimination, accommodation, and leave issues.
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