Sunday, January 22, 2006

Charles H. Goldstein Labor Law Symposium

On February 17, The George Washington University Law School will host the Charles H. Goldstein Labor Law Symposium. The Symposium will address the following topics:

Is the NLRA an Outmoded Statute in the 21st Century?

Chair, Professor Charles Craver, GW Law School
Professor Cynthia Estlund, Columbia Law School
Jonathan Hiatt, General Counsel of the AFL-CIO
Robert Battista, NLRB Chairman

What Must Labor Unions Do to Survive in the 21st Century Economy?

Chair, Professor Fred Freilicher, GW Law School
Wilma Liebman, NLRB Member
Marshall Babson, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed
Judy Scott, General Counsel of SEIU
Professor Keith Hylton, Boston University School of Law

Moving to a Post-Industrial, Global Economy and the Decline of Labor Unions
Chair, Professor Charles Craver, GW Law School
Professor Marion Crain, UNC Law School
Pat Szymanski, General Counsel of the Teamsters

As an aside, the NLRB recently held that The George Washington University violated Section 8(a)(5) and (1) by refusing to bargain with a newly certified union that represents a unit of part-time faculty members.
See The George Washington University
, 346 NLRB No. 13 (2005).


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