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