Dianne LaRocca regularly represents and counsels clients on day-to-day labor and employment matters in several industries.

Her practice is balanced between employment and traditional labor law issues. She also works with DLA Piper's Hospitality and Leisure practice.

Dianne represents employers in defending administrative and federal and state court complaints involving equal employment opportunity discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour issues. She regularly advises and trains clients with respect to issues associated with hiring and firing, layoffs, policies and procedures, disability accommodations, family and medical leaves, wage and hour issues, affirmative action programs, employment agreements and separation agreements.

With respect to traditional labor matters, Dianne regularly represents clients at representation proceedings and defends them in unfair labor practice proceedings and appeals before the NLRB. She negotiates collective bargaining agreements and handles grievances and arbitrations. Dianne also advises clients in connection with union avoidance strategies, union organizing campaigns, strikes, and other work stoppages and corporate transactions.