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.”
Mr. Begg 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.
Mr. Begg 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. Mr. Begg 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. Mr. Begg also provides consultation regarding investigative techniques, anti-substance abuse policies, confidentiality and noncompetition agreements, wage and hour audits, and employment practices audits.
Mr. Begg 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.
Co-Editor of Peckar & Abramson's Labor Relations and Employment Law Newsletter