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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2013

Labor Law

Instructor: Getman, J Credits: 3 Course ID: 361K Unique #29000
     Day    Time   Location
   Wednesday 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm JON 5.257
   Thursday 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm JON 5.257
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Take-home Thursday, May 2

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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