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SECTION 13(C) LABOR PROTECTION

Thompson Coburn attorneys assist public transit agencies with issues that arise in connection with Section 13(c) labor protection obligations (now codified at 49 U.S.C. §5333(b) of Title 49 of the United States Code). This assistance includes filing and responding to objections to proposed certification terms, revising 13(c) protections, obtaining certification of grants from the Department of Labor (DOL), and providing analysis of 13(c) obligations in the restructuring of services, in contracting actions and in labor disputes involving collective bargaining terms.

Our representation also includes assistance in 13(c) litigation and in the adjudication of 13(c) claims before DOL and in private arbitration. In addition, our experience extends to a range of labor law issues affecting transit agencies, including the subcontracting of services, grievances, personnel matters, joint employer issues, Family and Medical Leave Act issues, Davis Bacon Act compliance, and alcohol and drug testing.

 
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Over the past 30 years, Tony has been a legal advisor to many of the nation's largest transit systems.

Over the past 30 years, Tony has been a legal advisor to many of the nation...

Tony Anderson
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Eileen is a successful negotiator and strategist who focuses on her clients' goals while keeping an eye on the big picture.

Eileen is a successful negotiator and strategist who focuses on her clients...

Eileen Brown
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Katie advises public transit agencies around the country on a variety of regulatory and compliance issues, including public sector procurement, project delivery, Buy Amer...

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Katie Kraft
Counsel
Washington, D.C.

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Jayna Marie Rust
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of issues including funding, project development, and procurement.

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Jane Sutter Starke
Partner
Chicago

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Rhonda is a finance attorney who leads complex, large-scale projects for pu...

Rhonda Thomas
Partner
Los Angeles

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Washington, D.C.

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Kent Woodman