Labor Relations Law (LR105)

Understand the National Labor Relations Act and its practical impact on the workplace. This workshop is for lawyers and non-lawyers alike and gives participants an opportunity to understand a host of legal principles and consideration, including assssing unfair labor practice and the rules regarding union organizing, collective bargaining and day-to-day operations.
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

Instructors for Sep 11-12, 2017
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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.

Instructors for Mar 12-13, 2018
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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.

Instructors for Mar 12-13, 2018
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Dan McCray, Esq.

Director of Labor Relations Programs
Deputy Director of the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Dan develops and administers Conflict Resolution, Labor Relations programs at Cornell ILR School and the Scheinman Institute in New York City. He 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.

$1495.00

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