Law Firm multiemployer health retirement pension apprenticeship construction benefits

Apprenticeship Programs multiemployer construction trade Germaine taft-hartley

Law firm specializing in representing multiemployer, Taft-Hartley benefit plans, including health and welfare plans, pension plans, defined contribution plans and apprenticeship programs.  We specialize in ERISA law and act as ongoing benefits counsel .

apprenticeship programs




Our firm represents several apprenticeship training funds with their legal needs.  We believe in educating trustees and coordinators/directors of apprenticeship programs on their fiduciary duties to the program.  We provide a free JATC Bulletin to clients to keep them apprised of legal issues and trends and regularly offer educational training to boards of trustees upon request.

Services provided to apprenticeship programs include:

  • Compliance with Department of Labor apprenticeship regulations and other laws

  • Drafting and review of apprenticeship standards, selection procedures, affirmative action programs and curriculum

  • Issuing requests for proposals for third party service providers

  • Negotiating and drafting service agreements with third party service providers

  • Prohibited transaction compliance

  • Leasing issues with union, employer associations and other benefit plans

  • Legal issues with employees and apprentices

  • Advice on apprentice disciplinary action and terminations

  • Representation in Internal Revenue Service investigations, Department of Labor investigations, equal employment opportunity investigations through civil rights commissions and National Labor Relations Board investigations.