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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 2009
    • B.A., University of Kansas, 2006
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

Denise Delcore partners with company owners, managers and human resource professionals to proactively prevent and solve workplace matters, using an approach that aggressively protects practical business needs. In addition to her over ten years of industry experience, Denise is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), the preeminent nationally recognized credentials for mastery of strategic and policy-making aspects of Human Resources management. Her practice focuses on the management side of labor relation, human resource counseling and proceedings before state and federal agencies. Under the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act, she routinely defends employers against unions in representation elections, unfair labor practice charges and grievances over employee discharges and labor contract interpretation disputes.

Denise provides practical and proactive human resources counseling, conducts human resource audits, and develops comprehensive compliance programs on best practices, wage and hour issues, handling of employee leave and accommodation under FMLA and ADA and workplace conflict solutions. To further serve clients, she teaches workplace best practices training on anti-harassment, anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation.

Further, Denise tries jury trials for management-side clients combating harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and non-compete lawsuits. Having formally served as a plaintiff’s side trial lawyer handling the Missouri Human Rights Act and Title VII cases, Denise leverages a unique insight into the challenging issues faced by her defense clients.

  • Negotiates collective bargaining agreements on behalf of transportation, manufacturing, healthcare, education and construction employers under the National Labor Relations Act, Railway Labor Act, and public sector labor laws.
  • Defends companies and managers in employment lawsuits filed in state and federal courts and in union arbitrations.
  • Handles Charges of Discrimination and Unfair Labor Practice Charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board and National Mediation Board.
  • Partners with companies to implement management best practices through providing training, advising on proper handling of discharge, discipline and leave issues, and providing business-minded and practical solutions to workplace issues.
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Featured, Kansas City Business Journal
March 24, 2020
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Jan 01, 2020
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ABA Treatises: Developing Labor Law and Railway Labor Act
Contributing Editor, ABA Treatises: Developing Labor Law and Railway Labor Act
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December 16, 2018
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Changes to Missouri’s Pubic Sector Labor Law Impacts Employers, Unions and Employees
August 23, 2018
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NLRB Restored to Employer-Friendly Three Republican/ Two Democrat Composition
May 15, 2018
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New Rule Accelerating Union Organizing Takes Effect
April 10, 2015