Peyton Demith is an Associate in Vedder Price’s Chicago office, and a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment group.

Mr. Demith focuses his practice on traditional labor law. He has experience in collective bargaining negotiations, grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, recognition petitions, and other administrative matters.

On September 30, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) held that employers violate Section 8(a)(5) of the National Labor Relations Act when they cease dues checkoff after the expiration of a collective bargaining agreement. Valley Hospital Medical Center, Inc., 371 NLRB No. 160 (“Valley Hospital II”). The split decision came on remand from the Ninth Circuit after protracted litigation in federal courts.

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