Richard Voigt represents employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters, including wrongful discharge cases, employment discrimination cases, state and federal court injunction actions, breach of contract cases, trade secret/proprietary information cases, National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practice proceedings, arbitration matters, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) citation cases, and wage-hour claims.
Richard has successfully litigated discrimination claims, numerous arbitration cases involving a variety of employee discharge, employee discipline or contract interpretation issues, on behalf of employers facing unfair labor practice charges and trade secret/non-competition cases.
Richard has obtained summary judgments in state and federal courts for employers accused of wrongful discharge, discrimination, and breach of contract, and in OSHA cases for employers confronting substantial penalties or abatement costs. He has also negotiated collective bargaining agreements and litigated binding interest arbitrations for employers.
Earlier in his career, he served as assistant counsel for Regional Litigation in the OSHA division of the Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington DC.
Richard has been a frequent speaker on labor and employment issues before the Council on Education in Management, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Chambers of Commerce, the Connecticut Bar Association and for individual employers.