Phillip J. Binotto

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Offices Pittsburgh
Phone 412.904.7689
Fax 412.904.7802

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Phil is a partner in the Vorys Pittsburgh office and member of the labor and employment group. He has more than 40 years of experience counselling business clients in both traditional and non-traditional labor and employment matters.  Phil has successfully negotiated collective bargaining agreements with nearly every major labor union in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York and Ohio. He has experience in handling complex labor disputes, including issues relating to grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, strikes, boycotts, hand billing, jurisdictional disputes, union representation elections, union decertifications, wage and hour class action suits and picketing.

Representative Experience:

Phil has served as special labor counsel for a number of municipal clients in Pennsylvania, advising them on day to day employment issues. Phil’s municipal expertise includes handling complex matters under the Pennsylvania Public Employee Labor Relations Act, No. 195; and Act 111, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, interest arbitrations arising out of bargaining impasses, and the successful handling of grievances and grievance arbitrations.

Phil is a member of the Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Mediation/Arbitration Panel.  In addition, he is a member of the Washington County Court of Common Pleas Arbitration Panel.

Phil received his J.D. from the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and his B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University.

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