Frank P. Spada, Jr. is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Princeton office. He represents management in all areas of employment law and labor relations and has been doing so since 1986.
Mr. Spada’s practice includes counseling clients on human resource issues, including discipline, hiring, firing and better productivity through employee relations. He also advises clients regularly on the FLSA and state wage and hour issues and the development and enforcement of confidentiality, non-competition, severance and release agreements.
He has handled numerous cases through trial and appeal concerning employment contracts and FLSA issues and in the discrimination area, including race, sex, age, disability and religious discrimination matters. He represents employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and other state agencies throughout the country. He also has handled many matters in the enforcement or defense of non-competition/non-solicitation/non-disclosure clauses in many states, including New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
In the labor law area, Mr. Spada assists management in dealing with unions in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, unfair labor practice proceedings, mass picketing and other injunction actions, union elections and de-certifications in the public and private sectors.
Mr. Spada represents employers ranging from small businesses to large corporations with multiple facilities and spanning a number of industries, including trucking, construction, manufacturing, graphics, computer, restaurant, clothing and health care.
Mr. Spada has been certified by the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators and is a New Jersey Superior Court Rule 1:40 qualified mediator included on the roster of court-approved mediators.