Employers vs. Unions: Employers must show Respect

Curtis Mack
Atlanta, GA

Justice & Law Business


Curtis Mack
McGuire Woods LLP
Curtis Mack has been lead counsel in many labor and employment cases in state and federal court and has served as chairman of the Human Relations Commission of the City of Atlanta since 1989. With this background Mr. Mack is ready to discuss labor unions, diversity in the work place, sexual and racial harassment, and hiring practices.
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Atlanta, GA 30309
United States
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Mr. Mack is a nationally recognized labor and employment lawyer. He has served as lead counsel in numerous labor and employment cases in state and federal courts. He has negotiated or tried more than 250 individual termination actions, as well as sexual and racial harassment cases, and NLRB and public sector hearings. 

He has an unparalleled amount of experience in the counsel and representation of management in EEO, NLRA, OSHA, FLSA, ADA and general labor; and employment and personnel matters in the aerospace, automotive, chemical, construction, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, and pulp and paper industries. Over the course of his career, he has represented more than 30 of the nation's Fortune 100 companies, and has authored and co-authored several law review articles regarding labor and employment.

He has served as chairman of the Human Relations Commission of the City of Atlanta since 1989, and was recently named to the boards of both the Atlanta Legal Diversity Consortium and Legal Momentum. He was a law professor at the University of Florida, where he taught labor and employment law; and he served as an adjunct professor of labor law at the University of Michigan School of Law and Emory University School of Law. He is a member of the Michigan State University College of Social Science Board of Visitors.

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Do Modern Business Practices Make Unions Unnecessary
Atlanta attorney Curtis Mack says thanks to federal laws a lot has changed for labor unions over the past 40 years.
Recent Publications/Appearances
  • Co-Author, "Will Employment-At-Will Survive in Georgia?", Mack and Conti, Business Counselor, Vol. 4, No. 7, 1987
  • "The Evolution of Recognition of Entrepreneurial Rights Under the NLRA," Mack and Conti, The Capital University Law Review, Vol. 14-3, 1985
  • "NLRB Deferral to the Arbitration Process: The Arbitrator's Demanding Role," Mack and Bernstein, The Arbitration Journal, September 1985
  • "Secondary Handbilling: The Need for a New Response," Briggs and Mack, Akron Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1984
  • "Federal Fair Housing Laws: A Practical Guide," Mack and Briggs, Habitat, November 1984
  • Author, "Constitutional and Statutory Liberties in the Employment Relationship," Mercer Law Review, Spring 1981
  • "The Duty to Bargain in Good Faith-Recent Problems," Tennessee Law Review, Winter 1980, reprinted in National Law Journal Review, Vol. 1, No. 6, 1981
  • "Promotions, Discharges and Seniority," (Chapter of "A Practical Guide to Equal Employment Opportunity: Law, Principles and Practices"), New York Law Journal, 1980
  • "Florida Public Employees: Is the Solution to the Free Rider Problem Worse Than the Problem Itself," Florida State University Law Review, Fall 1978
  • "Public Sector Collective Bargaining: Diffusion of Managerial Structure and Fragmentation of Bargaining Units," Florida State University Law Review, Spring 1974


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