The Sacramento-based labor lawyers at Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller and Johnsen represent public safety/public employees, including peace officers, firefighters and miscellaneous, and their unions in labor contract negotiations and contract enforcement actions throughout California. In over 35 years of practice, our senior labor counsel has represented more than 1,700 peace officers in disciplinary matters of every level of complexity and severity.
Firm Has Experienced Labor Consultants
A Sacramento employment attorney at our firm works with a team of labor consultants who have more than 150 years of combined experience in contract negotiation and enforcement, labor association operations, and police practices. Our labor consultants provide collective bargaining services, representation at "meet and confer" sessions, and assistance with contract grievances. Their backgrounds include serving as:
- Sheriff Department Captain
- Sheriff Department Field Training Officer
- Deputy Sheriff
- Police Department Captain
- Police Department Sergeant
- Police Department Lieutenant
- SWAT Commander
- Police Department Field Operations Officer
- Lead Homicide and Narcotics Investigator
- Patrol Officer
- Hostage Negotiator
- PORAC (Peace Officers Research Association of California)
- Board of Directors Member
Our negotiators' law enforcement experience includes experience in Sheriff and Police Departments in Butte County, Sonoma County, Stockton, and Sacramento, and our team also includes a labor consultant with ten years of management-side human resources experience, rounding out the breadth of our experience. For more information about our labor consultants, please see their biographies.
Effective Collective Bargaining
In negotiations, our Sacramento employment law attorneys and consultant negotiators use detailed demographics, crime statistics, salary comparables, and financial audits and analyses to prepare a comprehensive negotiations strategy for our labor association clients.
We are recognized statewide as experts in the 3%@50 enhanced retirement benefit, binding arbitration, and health care benefits. We also have one of the highest 3%@50 success rates in the state and have been instrumental in implementing union-sponsored health care savings plans and other mechanisms for reducing health care costs for represented employees.
Contact Experienced Labor Lawyers and Negotiators
For experienced contract negotiators and contract grievance representation, contact Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller and Johnsen today at 1-877-212-6907 for a free consultation.