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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2012

Labor Law

Instructor: Getman, J Credits: 3 Course ID: 361K Unique #29135
     Day    Time   Location
   Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TNH 3.125
   Thursday 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TNH 3.125
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Take-home Wednesday, May 9
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
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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