LABOR LAW (LAW3 684), § 1, Mr. Henderson, Credits: 3
The course examines the federal framework for collective bargaining in the private sector, including regulation of the organizing process; determination of representative status; the balancing of economic weapons; negotiation, administration, and enforcement of collective agreements; and protection of individual employees within the collective structure. Special attention will be given to the relationship of the NLRB, the courts, and the labor arbitrator.
LABOR LAW (LAW3 684), § 2, Mr. Leslie, Credits: 3
This course surveys union/management relations in the workplace. It includes how unions gain representation rights and how managers oppose; collective bargaining; enforcing the agreement; strikes, picketing, and boycotts; individual employee rights vis-a-vis a union; and similar issues.
Requirements: The course is conducted by the CaseFile Method. Each day, the class will consider a different CaseFile. Class participation will account for 50% of the grade and will include both a quantity and quality component. The final examination will be a CaseFile and you will be asked to produce a take-away memo analyzing it.
For a fuller description of the CaseFile Method, please see: http://hobbes.itc.Virginia.EDU/~dll2k/
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