The Long Term Care Industry in New York State is heavily unionized, and labor relations often plays a major role in the smooth operation of facilities. GNYHCFA’s legal staff works with facilities to insure a positive working environment that encourages quality care and pleasant surroundings for residents, staff and management. The most frequent activities of the labor relations department are as follows:

  • Labor arbitration and grievance mediation
  • Collective bargaining
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement interpretation
  • Consultation on issues of labor and employment law for union and non-union employees
  • National Labor Relations Board representation
  • State Division and City Commission of Human Rights representation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representation
  • On-site inservice on various issues, including disciplinary issues and Federal and State labor laws
  • Representation to the Department of Labor
  • Unemployment Hearing consultation
  • Strike consultation and preparation
  • Representation as to the effectuation of payout arrangements to the Union Pension and Welfare Funds
  • ERISA consultation


Robin C. Rosen, Esq.
Labor Counsel
(212) 643-2828 x323