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Labor & Employment
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Christian P. Jones is a partner in the firm's business department, focusing his practice on labor and employment law. He represents both private and public sector employers in a variety of labor and employment proceedings and matters, including: employment discrimination actions before state and federal agencies and courts; unfair/improper labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and the NYS Public Employment Relations Board (PERB); labor arbitrations; unemployment insurance proceedings before the NYS Department of Labor; superintendent's hearings; employment contracts; restrictive covenants; wage and hour issues; WARN issues; union organizing; collective bargaining; state and federal drug testing regulations; and workplace policies.

Chris frequently speaks at seminars for employers and supervisors concerning all aspects of the employment relationship, including sexual harassment, hiring and discharge practices, wage and hour law issues, the Family Medical Leave Act, and employment discrimination.

Chris is also a member of the firm's immigration law practice group where he has experience in counseling employers on I-9 paperwork violations, I-9 verification and compliance, US DOL wage and hour division investigations, and analyzing the application of sanctions involving employer violations under IRCA and the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Chris received a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from Cornell University, where he completed a major in Human Service Studies in 1992. He then went on to study at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 1995. Chris was admitted to the New York Bar in 1996, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Chris is a member of the Onondaga County and New York State Bar Associations (Labor and Employment Law Section). He also participates in the Onondaga County Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyer Project.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys golfing, attending Syracuse University athletic events, reading, and spending time with his wife and daughters.


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