Labor, Pension & Benefits

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Sullivan Ward has represented unions and their interests for more than 60 years. We provide comprehensive legal services to clients throughout the Midwest and across the country.

Our attorneys represent labor unions, multiemployer funds, trustees for labor pension, benefits, health, apprenticeship, retiree and vacation funds in compliance, collection procedures and litigation, and in labor relations matters, including:

  • Representation of multiemployer funds totaling in excess of 50,000 participants and more than several billion dollars in assets
  • Collection of millions of dollars in unpaid contributions for clients
  • Ensuring compliance with ERISA, HIPAA and IRS codes, including appropriate plan documentation
  • Provide collection and litigation services on behalf of funds whose employers are out of compliance
  • Representation of clients in labor relations including collective bargaining, and as counsel to professional associations and non-profit organizations
  • Appear before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), representation elections, collective bargaining, grievances and arbitration panels

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