August 14, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) - Dilworth Paxson LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer Platzkere Snyder, a partner in the Firm, has been appointed Employer Co-Chair of the Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA, a longstanding committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law. Her two-year term begins at the conclusion of the 2017 ABA Annual Meeting this month. Actively involved with the committee for the past thirteen years, Ms. Snyder will be the second woman to serve as Employer Co-Chair, in more than four decades since its formation.
Committee members focus on procedural issues in the administration and enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act, such as union representation elections and unfair labor practice procedures. The committee works closely with the members, general counsel, and staff of the National Labor Relations Board. Each year, the committee's members meet in regional meetings with the NLRB’s regional directors and regional staff to discuss questions and issues concerning practice before the NLRB.
Ms. Snyder represents public and private sector employers in addressing all aspects of labor and employment law, including traditional labor-management relations, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, restrictive covenants and trade secret disputes, whistleblowing, executive employment agreements, wage and hour audits, personnel policies, reductions-in-force, and employee discipline and discharge matters. She provides practical guidance to employers on avoiding litigation risks where possible, and aggressively litigates disputes before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitrators.
She is Program Chair (Management), American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Committee on Practice and Procedure Under the NLRA; Vice Chair, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Revenue Committee; Committee Member, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Social Media Committee; and serves as Editor-In-Chief of The Philadelphia Lawyer, a quarterly magazine of the Philadelphia Bar Association.