Stephania Sanon

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Stephania C. Sanon focuses her practice on employment and labor law matters, with particular experience in conducting due diligence in M&A transactions, defending single-plaintiff, class and collective actions and drafting personnel policies. She regularly advises clients on a broad range of employment law issues such as terminations, exempt/non-exempt classifications, reductions in force, affirmative action compliance, sexual harassment complaints, disability accommodations and leave management. Read Stephania Sanon's full bio.

Biden Administration EO Requires Project Labor Agreements with Unions on Certain Federal Construction Projects

By and on Mar 22, 2022
Posted In Employment, Labor

A project labor agreement (PLA) is a collective bargaining agreement between a contractor and the building trade union on a specific construction project. PLAs are negotiated before any workers are hired, and they establish the terms of employment on a project. Executive Order (EO) 14063, issued by the Biden administration on February 2, 2022, requires...

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NYC Announces Vaccine Mandate for All Employers Effective December 27, 2021

By , , and on Dec 14, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Health and Welfare Plans

On December 6, 2021, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that all New York City employers, regardless of size, will be required to impose COVID-19 vaccination mandates on all employees (subject to legally protected exemptions) by December 27, 2021. This new vaccine requirement is in addition to the City’s existing COVID-19 vaccination mandate...

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How Purchasers, Debtors Can Navigate CBAs in Bankruptcy

By on Aug 19, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Labor, Retirement Plans

With the upward trend in commercial bankruptcy filings likely to continue, what happens to collective bargaining agreements in bankruptcy? In this Law360 article, McDermott’s Stephania C. Sanon outlines the options that debtor employers have during this challenging legal process. Access the article.

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Preparing Your Workplace: How to Navigate Safety Mandates and Recommendations

By and on Jul 2, 2020
Posted In Employment

Several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are thinking about returning to work and what this will look like in practice. While it will not be business as usual, this article highlights how employers can prepare their workplaces and navigate safety mandates and recommendations. Access the full article.

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