Labor Relations Law (LR105)

Whether you are involved in the collective bargaining process, the administration of a contract, or a representation election, it is necessary to understand the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and its practical impact on your workplace. This workshop covers:

  • The basic concepts of the NLRA
  • Negotiation obligations and parameters
  • An overview of the representation election process
  • A legal framework for developing practical and effective solutions for handling labor problems

Key Topics

  • Legal rights and limitations for companies and unions
    • Identifying and avoiding "unfair labor practices"
    • The legality of employee participation and self-directed work teams
    • Employee activities that are protected by law
  • The "duty to bargain"
    • An employer's bargaining obligations
    • Parameters for communicating with employees
    • The obligation to provide information
  • Representation cases
    • The election process and how it works
    • Establishing the appropriate bargaining unit
    • The employer's rights and obligations during a union organizing campaign
    • The legal and practical issues during union elections
  • Latest developments under the NLRA
  • Labor law implications of sales, acquisitions, and mergers

Who Will Benefit

Labor relations, human resource, and operations professionals as well as attorneys who need a detailed overview of the National Labor Relations Act

Sep 28-29, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
New York, NY
Sep 28-29, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
New York, NY
Mar 14-15, 20169:00 am - 4:30 pm
New York, NY
Mar 14-15, 20169:00 am - 4:30 pm
New York, NY

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Sep 28-29, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Instructors

Gwynne Wilcox

Donald W. Savelson, Esq.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters for the firm, including WARN, NLRA wage/hour, unemployment, ADA, FMLA, workers compensation, and occupational safety and health matters. He regularly litigates before government agencies and in the courts and has been actively involved in litigating numerous complex OSHA cases. He has written and lectured widely for almost twenty years and co-authored the first law book on OSHA in 1976, entitled Occupational Safety and Health Law and Practice. Formerly, he was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.

Susan Davis

Dan McCray, Esq.

Dan McCray, Esq., Director of Labor Relations Programs and Deputy Director, Cornell University's Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, develops and administers Conflict Resolution, Labor Relations and Municipal Recovery programs at Cornell ILR School and the Scheinman Institute in New York City. Mr. McCray practiced Labor, Education and Municipal Law for 15 years in New York City, Nassau County and the District of Columbia, and served as Director of Labor Relations for DC Public Schools, Nassau County, and the New York City Department of Education.

Sep 28-29, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Instructors

Peter B. Hoffman, Esq.

Peter B. Hoffman, Esq., Former Regional Director, National Labor Relations Board, Region 34, Hartford, Connecticut, had 30 years of experience with the NLRB. In addition, he had served as field attorney, trial specialist, and deputy assistant general counsel with the NLRB.

Gwynne Wilcox

Donald W. Savelson, Esq.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters for the firm, including WARN, NLRA wage/hour, unemployment, ADA, FMLA, workers compensation, and occupational safety and health matters. He regularly litigates before government agencies and in the courts and has been actively involved in litigating numerous complex OSHA cases. He has written and lectured widely for almost twenty years and co-authored the first law book on OSHA in 1976, entitled Occupational Safety and Health Law and Practice. Formerly, he was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.

Susan Davis

Dan McCray, Esq.

Dan McCray, Esq., Director of Labor Relations Programs and Deputy Director, Cornell University's Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, develops and administers Conflict Resolution, Labor Relations and Municipal Recovery programs at Cornell ILR School and the Scheinman Institute in New York City. Mr. McCray practiced Labor, Education and Municipal Law for 15 years in New York City, Nassau County and the District of Columbia, and served as Director of Labor Relations for DC Public Schools, Nassau County, and the New York City Department of Education.

Mar 14-15, 20169:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Instructors

Bruce R. Millman, Esq.

Bruce R. Millman, Esq., Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P.C., has more than 35 years of experience counseling private and public sector employers on business and personnel strategies. private- and public-sector employers on strategies involving personnel policies and their application; disciplinary decisions, wrongful termination, and employment discrimination issues; the labor and employment aspects of mergers, business sales, reorganizations and acquisitions; collective bargaining and other union matters; sexual harassment and other forms of harassment; and wage and hour compliance and compensation issues. In addition to counseling clients, he regularly represents clients at the collective bargaining table, in arbitration, and in administrative agency and court litigation.

Susan Davis

Dan McCray, Esq.

Dan McCray, Esq., Director of Labor Relations Programs and Deputy Director, Cornell University's Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, develops and administers Conflict Resolution, Labor Relations and Municipal Recovery programs at Cornell ILR School and the Scheinman Institute in New York City. Mr. McCray practiced Labor, Education and Municipal Law for 15 years in New York City, Nassau County and the District of Columbia, and served as Director of Labor Relations for DC Public Schools, Nassau County, and the New York City Department of Education.

Mar 14-15, 20169:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Instructors

Donald W. Savelson, Esq.

Donald W. Savelson, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters for the firm, including WARN, NLRA wage/hour, unemployment, ADA, FMLA, workers compensation, and occupational safety and health matters. He regularly litigates before government agencies and in the courts and has been actively involved in litigating numerous complex OSHA cases. He has written and lectured widely for almost twenty years and co-authored the first law book on OSHA in 1976, entitled Occupational Safety and Health Law and Practice. Formerly, he was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.

Jessica Drangel Ochs

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