Frederick D. Braid
represents management in the practice of labor and employment law, and leads Holland & Knight’s New York practice group. He has represented employers in the private sector for more than 40 years with respect to all aspects of labor relations and employment law, including counseling and litigation with respect to union organizing activity; collective bargaining and contract administration; grievance and interest arbitration; acquisitions, closures, relocations, restructuring and bankruptcy; occupational safety and health; employment discrimination and affirmative action compliance; whistleblowing; employment-related torts, including defamation, negligent hiring and retention; employment at will, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, trade secret confidentiality; withdrawal liability, wage and hour compliance; personnel practices and employment policies.
Mr. Braid has represented employers in virtually every industry ranging in size from small closely held businesses to multinational corporations and multiemployer associations, both nonunion employers and employers who have established collective bargaining relationships. He has represented employers subject to both the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act.
Mr. Braid has published scholarly articles in journals for labor lawyers and is the original author on collective bargaining in the treatise, NLRA Law & Practice,
and also a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s treatise, Occupational Safety and Health Law