Roger P. Gilson, Jr.

Roger P. Gilson, Jr.: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
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Biography

Roger P. Gilson is a Principal in the White Plains, New York office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He practices in all areas of labor and employment law with particular emphasis on traditional labor law for health care employers.

Mr. Gilson has successfully represented employers in hundreds of labor cases, including National Labor Relations Board representation elections, unfair labor practice cases, labor arbitrations and federal and state court labor cases, and has provided strategic counsel in union organizing, bargaining, arbitrations, picketing, strikes and corporate campaigns. He has negotiated nearly 200 labor contracts.

In addition:

•He was on the litigation team in Boston Medical Center and Committee of Interns and Residents, the seminal case deciding that medical residents are employees under the NLRA.
•He was Lead Counsel for Montefiore Medical Center (New York), one of the nation’s largest private teaching hospitals, in its successful response to one of the largest physician union organizing campaigns ever conducted.
•He was Labor Counsel to the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities’ strategic task force, which defeated the first and only state-wide healthcare strike in the U.S.
•When the SEIU tried to organize Maine Medical Center’s 1,200 registered nurses, he provided advice that helped result in the majority of nurses voting “no union.”
•He helped lead the Jackson Lewis team hired by the University of Chicago Medical Center to serve as Strategic Labor Counsel after NNU took over the existing state nurse association unit.
•He is Strategic Labor Counsel for University Hospitals in Cleveland, Labor Counsel to the Assisted Living Federation of America, and counsel to many other hospital systems and healthcare companies.

Honors and Recognitions

•Labor Relations Institute, Inc., Top 100 Labor Attorneys in the United States (2006)

Published Works

• Senior Living in the Crosshairs, Assisted Living Executive 14.2 (March 2007) [Co-Author]
• Employer Neutrality Agreements in Union Organizing Campaigns - Union Versus Employee Rights, HR Pulse (Fall 2005) [Co-Author]
• Union Corporate Campaigns - Forcing Hospital Neutrality in the Face of Union Organizing, HR Pulse (Summer 2005) [Co-Author]
Strike Preparation Manual: Healthcare Employer's Guide to Winning Strikes and Maintaining Patient Care Services, (NY: Healthcare Publishers, Inc., 1984) [Co-Author]

Speeches and Presentations

•“Physicians as Employees: HR/Workplace Law Pitfalls and Best Practices,” American Society of Healthcare Human Resources Administrators 2014 Conference (Faculty)
•“Physicians as Employees: Legal Issues and Best Practices to Promote Institutional Alignment,” Connecticut Hospital Association Seminar (2014)
•“Preparing for Recent Labor Law Developments,” Assisted Living Federation - Senior Leadership Forum

In the News

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...

August 15, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the...

Publications

October 28, 2016

Employees Unlawfully Disciplined for In-Store Protest, Labor Board Decides

Six employees who stopped work and engaged in an in-store protest over their alleged mistreatment by a supervisor and to secure permanent jobs for temporary employees were unlawfully disciplined, the National Labor Relations Board has determined. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 118 (Aug. 27, 2016). The Board termed the protest a...

September 27, 2016

Labor Board Rules Off-Duty Employees May Picket On Employer Premises

In a groundbreaking expansion of union rights, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that off-duty employees have the right to picket on an employer’s premises, unless the employer can prove under the National Labor Relations Act that a ban on picketing was necessary to prevent a disruption of health care operations. Capital...

(Also at Stamford, Connecticut Office)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Health Care
  • Technology and Telecom

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
914-872-6877  Phone
914-946-1216  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Syracuse University, B.A., 1974; Syracuse University, M.P.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
Syracuse University, J.D., cum laude, 1978
Year of First Admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1979, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1979, New York; 1994, Connecticut; 1994, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Developing Labor Law Committee
•American Health Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
•American Society of Healthcare Human Resources Administrators, Consultant Member
•Connecticut Hospital Association, Business Associate

Birth Information:
1952
ISLN:
907085643

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