LOCCKE, CORREIA, & BUKOSKY
Labor Union Lawyers
Our firm exclusively represents public sector labor unions, private sector labor unions, and employees against public employers and management. We do not under any circumstances represent employers. Our dedication to labor unions unwavering. We represent labor unions in all aspects, including litigation in State and Federal Courts on all issues. as well as negotiations of collective bargaining agreements, advice on handling grievances and representation at arbitrations, and enforcing labor contracts.
Michael A. Bukosky, Esq.
Michael A. Bukosky, a partner of the firm, practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment law on behalf of public and private sector unions, including numerous law enforcement associations and superior officer associations. His practice includes complex litigation within the Federal and State Courts, collective bargaining, interest arbitration, unfair practice proceedings before the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC), the Department of Personnel (Civil Service), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Mr. Bukosky has represented many unions in landmark rulings involving retiree health benefits, privacy issues, employee benefit cases involving employee leave and the right to fixed schedules.
Mr. Bukosky has represented law enforcement officers and union employees within contract negotiations, disciplinary matters, Federal Civil Rights cases, critical incidents and grievance matters.
Mr. Bukosky formerly served as a Law Clerk for the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity Part, which handles review of public and private sector arbitration matters, is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition, he teaches many programs and courses concerning disciplinary rights, union representation rights and collective bargaining strategies within New Jersey Colleges and for statewide union organizations. Mr. Bukosky received his Juris Doctor degree from the New England School of Law and his Baccalaureate Degree from Rutgers University.
Richard D. Loccke, Esq.
Richard D. Loccke is a founding member of the law firm Loccke, Correia & Bukosky in Hackensack, New Jersey. His practice specializes in the representation of labor organizations in the private and public sectors. Mr. Loccke serves as co-counsel to the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, General Counsel to the New Jersey State Trooper NCO and SOA Unions, and works with numerous labor organizations at the State, County and Municipal levels. Mr. Loccke serves as labor consultant to the New York State Police PBA, Connecticut State Troopers Union, Rhode Island State Troopers Association and the State Police Association of Massachusetts. He has also been a frequent lecturer on labor-related and employee rights issues. Mr. Loccke is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Federal District Court for the State of New Jersey, United States Supreme Court, and United States Court of Appeals. Mr. Loccke was appointed by New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine and approved by the New Jersey Senate to serve as Trustee of the New Jersey Police and Fire Retirement System, a position which he continues to hold. Mr. Loccke received a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers College and his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School. Mr. Loccke resides in Rutherford, New Jersey.
James J. Carroll, Esq.
James J. Carroll is Of Counsel to Loccke, Correia, & Bukosky. James is a retired Deputy Chief for the City of Jersey City. He is licensed to practice in both New Jersey and New York. James focuses on complex labor law litigation, appellate practice, affordable housing matters, estate work, and real estate. James received his law degree from New York Law School, Class of 1999. He completed his Political Science undergraduate degree at Seton Hall University.
Corey M. Sargeant, Esq.
Corey M. Sargeant is an associate attorney with Loccke, Correia, & Bukosky. He is licensed to practice in both New Jersey and New York. Corey focuses on complex labor law litigation, appellate practice and residential real estate. He has experience with labor law, contract negotiations, arbitration, and disciplinary matters, including experience practicing before the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, Public Employment Relations Commission, Appellate Division, Supreme Court, and United States District Court, District of New Jersey. Corey received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He completed his Criminal Justice undergraduate degree at Penn State University.
While at Seton Hall University School of Law, Corey served as President of the Student Outreach Society, President of the Irish American Law Students Association and Senator in the Student Bar Association. He also interned for the Honorable Deanne Wilson of the New Jersey Superior Court, Morris County Vicinage.
Prior to joining the firm, Corey practiced in both New Jersey and New York practicing general litigation, corporate, and real estate law. Corey resides in Jersey City, New Jersey.