Labor Relations Law
This course examines the law governing relationships between private-sector employers and their employees before, during, and after the employees have engaged in collective action. The course offers an historical perspective on trade unionism and labor law, examines the principal statute governing private-sector labor-management relations, the National Labor Relations Act, and considers how the Act is administered by the National Labor Relations Board and the federal judiciary. The course proceeds chronologically through the three stages of labor union activity: the organizing stage, including the representation election; collective bargaining; and administration of the collective bargaining agreement.
This upper-level substantive course examines the legal and regulatory framework governing relationships between private-sector employers and their employees engaged in collective action. Historical background is also presented. This is normally an examination course.
Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Government/Public Sector; Labor and Employment; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Corporate Transactions and Governance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution