Andrew Strom

Andrew Strom

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Show BioHide BioAndrew Strom has been a labor lawyer since 1993.  He is Associate General Counsel of Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ in New York, NY.  He is the author of Boeing and the NLRB:  A Sixty-Four Year-old Time Bomb Explodes, 68 National Lawyers Guild Review 109 (2011); U.S. Labor Law:  How the United States’ Stacked Labor Laws Make it Nearly Impossible for Workers to Gain Union Representation, Dollars and Sense, No. 249 at 46 (September/October 2003); and Rethinking the NLRB’s Approach to Union Recognition Agreements, 15 Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law 50 (1994).  He also taught advanced legal writing at Fordham Law School.  He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.  The views Andrew Strom expresses on this blog are solely his own, and should not be attributed to SEIU Local 32BJ.

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The Brady Decision is Good for Unions

Published April 26th, 2016 -

The National Football League is celebrating its victory at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals over the NFL Players’ Association in the case involving the four-game suspension of Tom Brady.  But, while the Player’s Association may have lost, they accomplished ... More »


Workplace Democracy Lite

Published March 31st, 2016 -

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal ran an article entitled “Workplace Democracy Catches On.”  I was surprised by this headline given how undemocratic most workplaces are.  But, when I read the article I was less surprised.  It turns out that these work... More »


When the Supreme Court Makes Labor Policy

Published March 14th, 2016 -

Have you ever read a newspaper article (or the on-line equivalent) reporting on something that you know about first-hand?  If you’re like me, you notice that there are invariably some factual errors.  This is understandable – reporters tend to have tight deadl... More »


Friedrichs and Broccoli

Published December 1st, 2015 -

The more I think about the Friedrichs case, the more I am reminded of broccoli.  Remember how the opponents of the Affordable Care Act kept going on about broccoli?  If the government could make you buy health insurance, then couldn’t the government also force... More »