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Mag Bickford chairs McGlinchey's Labor and Employment practice. Mag represents businesses and management in labor and employment litigation, serves as advising counsel, and also provides a wide variety of training and education on workforce matters, including employment practices liability insurance and diversity, equity and inclusion. Mag is also the Managing Member of the firm's New Orleans office.

On its face, it appears to be counterintuitive: United States federal courts recognizing and enforcing workplace rights for employees working in an illegal industry. After all, we would not expect a judge to lend a sympathetic ear to the employee of an arms trafficker or an interstate fraud ring. However

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