Bradley W. Kampas: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Bradley W. Kampas

Principal
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(415) 394-9400

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Health Care
  • Gaming and Hospitality
 
University Eastern Illinois University, B.A., with Honors, 1979; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A., Labor/Industrial Relations, 1983
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, J.D., cum laude, 1983
 
Admitted1983, California; 1986, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2009, U.S. Supreme Court; 1987, California - E.D. Cal.; 1983, California - N.D. Cal.; 1997, California - C.D. Cal.
 
Born1956
 
Biography

Bradley W. Kampas is a Principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has practiced labor and employment law exclusively for management for over 25 years.

He has represented numerous employers with respect to labor and employment law matters, and has significant experience in the areas of union relations, contract negotiations, grievance arbitration, union avoidance, and day-to-day strategic advice. He has been a seminar speaker and trainer on maintaining union-free status; collective bargaining; contract administration; substance abuse in the workplace, including drug and alcohol testing; sexual harassment; ADA; FMLA; and workers' compensation discrimination. Mr. Kampas was a primary faculty for the highly successful two-day Executive Enterprise training program entitled “Corrective Bargaining: A Pro-Active and Aggressive Approach to Collective Bargaining.”

Mr. Kampas is a member of the legal subcommittee and serves as volunteer labor counsel to the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF). Through this relationship, Mr. Kampas represented CAHF, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and other employer associations in the recently successful federal labor law preemption challenge to a California Statute (AB 1889), which effectively prohibited employers who receive state funds from engaging in union avoidance activities, Chamber of Commerce of U.S. v. Brown, 128 S. Ct. 2408 (2008).

Honors and Recognitions

•Labor Relations Institute, Inc., Top One Hundred Labor Attorneys in the U.S.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•California Association of Health Facilities, Volunteer Labor Counsel and Member of Legal Subcommittee

Publications

October 12, 2015

California Meal Period Waivers Continue for Health Care Workers under New Law

October 12, 2015

Responding to a California Court of Appeal decision disallowing a wage order provision permitting a waiver of certain meal periods for employees in the health care industry as conflicting with state statute, California has enacted legislation confirming that health care employee meal period waiver provisions in existing state Industrial

June 4, 2013

Waiver of Vacation Pay on Termination in Collective Agreements Must be Clear and Unmistakable, California Court Rules

June 4, 2013

California law prohibits “use it or lose it” vacation policies. Under the California Labor Code (Section 227.3), employers must pay terminated employees all accrued vacation, “unless otherwise provided by a collective bargaining agreement.” Examining the meaning of the collective-bargaining-agreement exception for

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June 9, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015

June 9, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 9, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation:

May 3, 2013

Jackson Lewis

Tracey Merwise Joins Jackson Lewis in San Francisco

May 3, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 3, 2013) -Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Tracey K. Merwise has joined the firm's San Francisco office as Partner. Ms. Merwise, who previously served as Co-Chair of Severson & Werson's Labor and Employment

 
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California Meal Period Waivers Continue for Health Care Workers under New Law
Bradley W. Kampas, October 22, 2015
Responding to a California Court of Appeal decision disallowing a wage order provision permitting a waiver of certain meal periods for employees in the health care industry as conflicting with state statute, California has enacted legislation confirming that health care employee meal period waiver...
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Bradley W. Kampas

50 California Street, 9th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94111




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