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Fall 2009 - Labor Law

Getman, Julius G

Course ID: 361K  Unique # 28675  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TNH 3.129
   Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TNH 3.129
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Take-home Thursday, December 10      
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

This course examines the role of unions and collective bargaining in American society.  We explore the role of law in helping and hindering union organization.  We will consider whether the NLRA functions to protect workers or acts as a hindrance to their aspirations.  What changes in basic labor law are called for.  We will discuss the strength and weaknesses of collective bargaining and the successes and failures of labor arbitration.  Evaluation will be by take-home examination.

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