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 asssessing 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
- 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 9-10, 2019
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Bruce R Millman
Donald W Savelson
Debra Osofsky, Esq. is an attorney with over 25 years of experience as a negotiator, advocate, problem-solver and teacher. Debra received a B.S. from Cornell ILR in 1985 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1989. She litigated with the law firm of Shaw, Pittman, Potts and Trowbridge, then advocated, negotiated and trained for the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). Ms. Osofsky has also served in leadership positions, as the Executive Director of AAUP-UMNDJ (a medical faculty Union) and as the National Director of News and Broadcast for the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (now SAG-AFTRA).