Steve is a labor negotiator with the Firm who has specialized in law enforcement representation for 30 years. He attained a Bachelor of Science from CSU, Sacramento in Business Administration and a Labor Relations certificate from UC Davis. In addition to working for Goyette & Associates, Inc., for many years, Steve has worked as a labor negotiator for PORAC, the law firm of Abinanti and Shields, Employee Representation Services, Inc. (as owner), Labor Associates, Inc. (as owner) and is concurrently a staff labor negotiator for the Laborer’s International Union of North America, Local 792, AFL-CIO.
Steve is widely known as one of the most experienced and competent negotiators in California public sector labor relations and specializes in resolving difficult impasse campaigns. He has negotiated contracts for union and employee associations in the following arenas: City, County, Courts, State of California, State of Nevada, Federal, Newspaper, Water District and Electric District.
In addition to negotiating hundreds of labor contracts, Steve is experienced in grievance handling, discipline appeals, mediation, arbitration, fact-finding, critical incident representation, internal affairs, political action and community action campaigns.
Steve is married to Debbie (an ex-police officer), his wife of 25 years, and has one daughter. The family lives in Redding which is the center for his Northern California work area.
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