Michael E. Kreitman is a Senior Counsel in the Macy’s Law Department in New York City. Michael counsels human resources executives and senior management at the Macys and Bloomingdale’s stores and support divisions on all aspects of employment and labor law, including wage and hour matters, corporate restructurings/reorganizations, internal investigations, FMLA/ADA/ADEA/Title VII issues, hiring/termination/ disciplinary actions, policy and handbook formulation, collective bargaining negotiations, union grievances, and contract interpretation. Michael also handles global employment matters for the company’s overseas operations, represents Macy’s before local, state and federal agencies, and handles arbitration and mediation. Michael develops and conducts individual and group training on a wide variety of employment law and human resource issues. He is also on the employment mediation panel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and regularly mediates employment disputes.