Kristofor L. Hanson is a shareholder of Lindner & Marsack, S.C. He maintains a multifaceted management-side labor and employment practice focusing on representing employers in all areas of labor-management relations, including collective bargaining, labor arbitration, and litigation in state and federal courts, as well as the defense of employers before administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, and the Minnesota and Illinois Departments of Human Rights.
Kris has successfully served as first chair and chief spokesperson in collective bargaining on behalf of multinational and regional employers in both the U.S. and Canada. He represents employers in grievance arbitrations, combats union organizing campaigns, assists unionized clients with contract interpretation and administration, and defends clients against unfair labor practice charges and in representation actions before the National Labor Relations Board.
Kris also counsels employers concerning recruiting, hiring, discipline and termination decisions. He crafts presentations and conducts training for management personnel; develops employment policies and handbooks; drafts effective employment contracts, including covenants not to compete and confidentiality agreements; conducts harassment and other investigations and provides counsel on appropriate disciplinary actions at closing; serves as lead counsel in disciplinary hearings; and provides interpretative and administrative advice concerning terms and conditions of collective bargaining agreements.