Labor Relations Law
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
- 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
Open enrollment workshops can be taken individually or as part of a certificate in Contract Administration Studies or Collective Bargaining Studies. They are also available as Labor Relations Customized Programs for your organization.