Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Chuck Roberts has more than two decades of experience representing employers in collective bargaining and other matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act and other federal labor and employment laws. He has defended cases involving allegations of bad faith bargaining, unlawful unilateral changes, refusals to furnish information, unfair labor practice strikes, discriminatory discharges, Weingarten violations, protected concerted activity, coercive threats and interrogations, and backpay/compliance issues. Chuck has obtained injunctions against unions, as well as the NLRB, and has defended Section 10(j) injunction requests by the NLRB. He has represented employers in litigation under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, ERISA, FLSA, and the FMLA, and has handled cases involving restrictive covenants. Chuck has argued cases before numerous courts of appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He has sued unions for defamation, trespass, and strike violence. He advises and assists employers in union representation matters, arbitration proceedings, all aspects of collective bargaining, and in complying with state and federal employment laws.
Before joining Constangy in 1999, Chuck was an attorney with the law firm of Haynsworth, Baldwin, Johnson and Greaves.