Gregory R. Begg is a partner and co-chair of Peckar & Abramson’s Labor Relations and Employment Law Practice. He counsels private employers, public employers and Employee Retirement Income Security Act entities in all matters of employment law, litigation and labor relations management
Co-Chair - Labor and Employment Practice
“Managing labor relations issues requires preventive measures, practical problem-solving and sensible risk management.”
He has over 27 years of experience representing employers in a wide variety of industries in labor negotiations. During his career he has also regularly represented employers in litigation involving race, gender, mental and physical disability, national origin and pregnancy discrimination, as well as providing counseling regarding fair labor practices and union organization campaigns. His labor negotiation experience includes negotiation of project labor agreements for large, public and private construction projects throughout the United States.
Greg practices extensively before State and Federal courts, Fair Employment Practice Agencies, the National Labor Relations Board, State and Federal Departments of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and various other employment-related State and Federal administrative agencies. Greg provides advice regarding compliance with State and Federal labor and employment laws including Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis Bacon, Affirmative Action and Disadvantage Business Enterprise utilization requirements, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act and Immigration Law compliance. Greg also provides consultation regarding investigative techniques, anti-substance abuse policies, confidentiality and noncompetition agreements, wage and hour audits, and employment practices audits. He is the author of many law-related publications and regularly presents on current developments in labor and employment law.
State of New Jersey
State of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Associated General Contractors, Labor & Employment Law Council
New York State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
New Jersey State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
Society for Human Resource Management
State University of New York at Oneonta, B.A.
St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
“COVID-19 Site Safety Protocols and Revised OSHA Enforcement Guidance,” South Florida AGC and P&A Joint Webinar, June 2020 (Speaker)
“How to Manage the Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry,” Anchin and P&A Joint Webinar, March 2020 (Speaker)
“COVID-19 Employer Guidance: Expanded Leave Under Federal, NJ, NY/NYC Laws and Layoffs,” P&A Webinar, March 2020 (Speaker)
“Addressing Non-Union Market Challenges: Civil and Criminal Liability for Common but Flawed Double Breasting Strategies,” AGC of New York State Breakfast Program, May 2018 (Speaker)
“Current Issues in Project Labor Agreements,” AGC LELC’s 34th Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium, March 2018 (Speaker)
“Multi-Employer Plans and Double Breasting BMP’s,” AGC New York State 31st Annual Construction Industry Conference, December 2017 (Panelist)
“Subcontracting Clause Issues: Bargaining to Impasse & Withdrawal Liability,” 33rd Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium, May 2017 (Speaker)
“2017 Redevelopment Law Institute,” NJ State Bar Association Program, January 2017 (Speaker)
Co-Editor of Peckar & Abramson’s Labor Relations and Employment Law Newsletter
Dozens of articles regarding all matter of Labor, Employee & Employee Benefits issues