Thomas B. Fiascone is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Labor-Management Relations and Discrimination, Harassment and Title VII Groups. His practice spans multiple aspects of labor and employment law, and Tom has represented and advised clients across many different industries, including the financial sector, sports and entertainment, higher education, healthcare, public transportation, utility providers, hospitality, manufacturing, trucking, aviation and news and media organizations.
Tom has experience representing clients in all aspects of labor-management relations, including collective bargaining negotiations, grievance arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, work stoppages, labor injunction proceedings and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Tom regularly responds to unfair labor practice charges and has helped secure numerous favorable outcomes on behalf of his clients. He also has experience advising buyers and sellers involved in M&A transactions on labor issues. Tom additionally counsels his clients on day-to-day labor relations matters and compliance with the National Labor Relations Act.
Employment Litigation and Counseling
Tom represents employers in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as in mediation and arbitration. As part of his employment litigation practice, Tom has defended clients in single plaintiff lawsuits as well as class and collective actions. Cases he has handled include matters involving discrimination, harassment, and claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state equivalents, breach of contract, fraud, minimum wage, overtime and other wage and hour issues, misclassification, and employment torts. Tom also provides day-to-day counseling on general employment matters and employment law compliance.
Tom maintains a pro bono practice, advising local non-profits and charitable organizations on day-to-day labor and employment issues.
Tom earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School, where he was a senior editor and staff writer on the Boston College Law Review and served as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.