Steven D. Baderian is a Shareholder in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined the Firm in 1978. Mr. Baderian advises the firm's clients on matters respecting employment and labor law issues, including those pertaining to race, sex, and related areas of prohibited discrimination and wrongful discharge.
Mr. Baderian is also actively engaged in representations involving labor law matters, including contract negotiations and counseling respecting collectively bargained issues in the context of corporate transactions, plant closings and work force reductions. He also advises clients regarding issues arising in connection with collectively bargained or Taft Hartley welfare and pension funds, including withdrawal liabilities and funding exposures relating to multiemployer pension plans under Title IV of ERISA.
Mr. Baderian serves as one of the Firm's shareholders responsible for coordinating workplace law matters for our multinational clients, which include cross border employment, labor and related issues. He is also active in managing our Firm's membership relations in L&E Global, an international alliance of employment law firms.
Mr. Baderian's practice also includes managing the Firm's relationships with major insurers, both globally and in the United States, in the defense of claims subject to employment practices liability insurance (“EPLI”), as well as fiduciary and similar coverages relating to workplace risks. He has authored articles concerning discrimination, employee benefits and labor law and, with regard to the insurance industry, has been a featured speaker at RIMS and other conferences. While attending law school, Mr. Baderian was a member of the Hofstra Law Review.
• Managing Employment Risks in Light of the New Rulings in Sexual Harassment Law, W. New Eng. L. Rev. 343 (January 1999) [Co-Author]
February 6, 2013
French Unions and Businesses Reach Agreement with Significant Labor Law Implications
February 6, 2013
France's complex and employee-protective labor laws present unique challenges to multinational employers, and some have argued that the laws reduce France's competitiveness as a location for new or large-scale operations. A new national agreement among five leading labor unions and three employer associations, praised...