Ron Holland represents employers in state and federal court litigation, including wage and hour class actions, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, breach of contract, and other complex labor and employment matters. He has experience defending employers in proceedings before governmental agencies, such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the California Labor Commissioner and the US Department of Labor.
Ron is also recognized as one of the leading traditional labor lawyers in the United States. Ron’s traditional labor practice focuses on matters in all types of industries including retail, entertainment, printing, healthcare, warehousing, paper production, manufacturing, automobile, aviation, and the “gig” economy. He handles labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice and representation hearings, collective bargaining negotiations and other federal court litigation involving complex labor issues. He serves as lead negotiator in contract negotiations and has extensive experience handling representation and unfair labor practice cases before the NLRB. He has counseled many Fortune 500 companies on labor strategy, union avoidance and responding to Union backed Corporate Campaigns. Prior to the issuance of the new election rules in 2015, Ron prepared comments to the proposed rules and also testified in Washington before the NLRB.
*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.