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HesseMartone Attorneys Present Labor Law Update at AGC of Illinois

HesseMartone attorneys Andy Martone, Heather Siddle, Rick Stewart and Matt Robinson are honored to be presenting an employment and labor law update at Associated General Contractors’ of Illinois’s annual conference in Springfield on Tuesday, December 5. Andy will be presenting an update on the pension withdrawal reform within Central States Pension Fund. Matt and Rick will be updating the members on employment law updates. Heather will be presenting details on “Ban the Box” updates and pregnancy leave requirements in the state.

Edgar County, Illinois Selects HesseMartone for Representation

Edgar County, Illinois has selected Rick Stewart, Managing Principal of HM’s Springfield, Illinois Office, to represent it contract negotiations and interest arbitration with the Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council. Rick has more than fifteen years’ experience handling contract negotiations and labor issues in the public sector in Illinois, Missouri, and New York and has developed reputation throughout Illinois for excellence in this area.

You can learn more about Rick here or see him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Vermilion County, Illinois Selects HesseMartone for Representation

Vermilion County, Illinois has selected Rick Stewart, Managing Principal of HM’s Springfield, Illinois Office, to represent it contract negotiations and interest arbitration with the Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council. Rick has more than fifteen years’ experience handling contract negotiations and labor issues in the public sector in Illinois, Missouri, and New York and has developed reputation throughout Illinois for excellence in this area.

You can learn more about Rick here or see him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Whiteside County, IL Selects HesseMartone as Special Labor Counsel

Whiteside County, Illinois selected HesseMartone as special labor counsel to handle their labor matters covering multiple collective bargaining agreements. Rick Stewart, Managing Principal of HM’s Springfield, Illinois Office, will serve primary outside labor counsel.

You can learn more about Rick here or see him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Fayette County, IL Selects HesseMartone as Special Labor Counsel

Fayette County, Illinois selected HesseMartone as special labor counsel to handle their labor matters covering multiple collective bargaining agreements with the Illinois Fraternal Order of and the Laborers. Rick Stewart, Managing Principal of HM’s Springfield, Illinois Office, will serve primary outside labor counsel.

You can learn more about Rick here or see him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

City of Pittsfield, Illinois Selects HesseMartone as Labor Counsel

The City of Pittsfield, Illinois recently selected HesseMartone as its special labor counsel. The City of Pittsfield will be represented in these matters by Rick Stewart, Managing Principal of HM’s Springfield, Illinois Office.

You can learn more about Rick here or see him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Martone Named to St. Louis’s Best Lawyers 2018

HesseMartone congratulates Andrew Martone, its Chair and CEO, for his recognition in St. Louis’s Best Lawyers of 2018. Best Lawyers designations are granted to attorneys by their peers. A nominated attorney must have enough peer votes to be included in the designation. Attorneys must both be nominated by a peer and reviewed by peers.

Andy has been recognized for his labor and employment – management law practice. For more information about the recognition, please see www.bestlawyers.com.

Andy Martone Presents to St. Louis Chapter of National Academy of Arbitrators

On Friday, October 13, 2017, HesseMartone President and Chief Executive Officer Andy Martone presented an “Employer’s Right to Discipline for Off-Duty Misconduct,” to the St. Louis Chapter of the National Academy of Arbitrators’ monthly meeting today. The National Academy of Arbitrators meets monthly to train and network with regional arbitrators. If you would like a copy of Andy’s presentation, please email jeanettereece@hessemartone.com.

HesseMartone Celebrates Stray Dog Theatre’s 10th Anniversary

HesseMartone is proud of its tradition of supporting the arts in St. Louis. Last month, HM sponsored Stray Dog Theatre’s Stray Dog Soiree, in celebration of the theater’s 10th anniversary. HM is proud to support Stray Dog’s mission and dedication to St. Louis theater and community service.  HM attorneys Heather Siddle, Willie McGarry and Joseph Riegerix support the theater’s recent soiree below. For more information about Stray Dog Theatre, please visit their website at www.straydogtheater.org.

 

HesseMartone Sponsors Urban Harvest’s Raise the Roof Fundraiser

HesseMartone and our employees have a long history of supporting St. Louis community organizations. We are particularly proud to support Urban Harvest STL, which grows food for people who need it most in our communities. HesseMartone’s legal assistant, Candace Lawber, serves as Urban Harvest’s Community Garden Leader.

Urban Harvest has developed the food access cluster partnership, creating a closed-loop local food system that diverts from traditional means of production and distribution. Through this collaboration, the majority of food grown on Urban Harvest’s urban farms goes to people without access to quality food living in nearby food deserts in St Louis. For more information, please visit Urban Harvest’s website at www.urbanharveststl.org.