Jim Bucking is a Partner at Foley Hoag and the Chair of its Labor and Employment Law Department, where he represents corporations and other employers in union disputes, complex employment litigation and other labor and employment matters.
Jim has extensive experience representing management at the bargaining table in union negotiations and litigating labor disputes in court, before arbitrators and at the National Labor Relations Board. Management clients have sought Jim’s representation in negotiations involving the Teamsters, UFCW, electrical workers, steelworkers, utility workers, broadcast employees, service employees, textile workers, building trades, security, police and firefighters. He also advises clients on day-to-day personnel matters, drafts employment agreements and policies, and assists with sexual harassment and discrimination investigations.
Jim has worked extensively on behalf of such major corporations as Anheuser-Busch, PG&E National Energy Group, CVS Caremark, Starbucks, Mariner Health Care, Owens & Minor, MasterCard, Dominion Energy, Clear Channel Outdoor, Cogentrix Energy, Guardian Life Insurance Company, H&M, Genzyme, Natixis, Steward Health, Covanta, PolyOne Corporation, Verizon and Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc.
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