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Benjamin N. Dictor

Partner
Ben@EisnerDictor.com

Benjamin N. DictorBio
Benjamin Dictor is a partner with Eisner & Dictor. Benjamin primarily represents employees, labor unions and worker centers before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies at the federal, state and municipal level. His areas of practice include: labor organizing, collective bargaining, contract enforcement, union governance, wage theft litigation, employment discrimination, whistleblower protections, drafting and negotiating individual employment agreements, as well as representation of employees and labor organizations in the arbitration and mediation of labor and employment disputes.

Benjamin serves as outside counsel for labor unions representing workers in a variety of industries including editorial, service, retail, communications, and logistics.

During his time with the firm, Benjamin has litigated cases that have recovered millions of dollars in stolen wages and damages for workers. He has also represented workers in cases of great significance to immigrant and low-wage worker organizing, including Flaum Appetizing Corp., and the Hot & Crusty Workers Association historic campaign victory. The firm's work on that campaign has been featured in the award-winning documentary The Hand that Feeds (2014).

In addition to his labor and employment practice, Benjamin counsels a variety of worker centers, providing legal assistance for their governance and non-traditional workplace organizing campaigns. He also advises organizing campaigns, and rank-and-file activists.

Benjamin graduated with honors from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the University of Florida. While attending law school, Benjamin worked as a clinician for the Cardozo Labor and Employment Clinic and was a staff writer on progressive labor issues for the Cardozo Jurist.

Prior to joining the firm, Benjamin was an organizer with the Industrial Workers of the World and a member of the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Florida. He is currently a member of the National Lawyers Guild and the Lawyers Coordinating Committee of the American Federation of Labor / Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Education:
JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
BA, University of Florida

Admissions:
New York State Bar, S.D.N.Y., E.D.N.Y.