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Robert M. Goldich has 40 years of experience as both a traditional labor lawyer and an employment lawyer and litigator, with a focus on complex employment and class action litigation. His nationwide practice includes the trial of cases involving claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Equal Pay Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Multi-Employer Pension Plan Amendment Act, wrongful discharge, whistleblower and employment tort actions, and enforcement of restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements and trade secrets. Bob has been lead counsel in many class and collective actions alleging violations of ERISA, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and state wage and hour laws. Bob also negotiates union contracts, and represents employers in NLRB matters and labor arbitrations. Bob’s clients include Fortune 100 companies, smaller and entrepreneurial businesses, and higher education and health care institutions.

On Feb. 21, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that severance agreements with broad – yet common – confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions are unlawful. Employers routinely include confidentiality and

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