Labor Law – 6203
This course focuses on the system of federal law regulating labor-management relations. The course examines the law and strategy of labor organizing, collective bargaining, and economic action in labor disputes as well as of contract enforcement. The course also considers emerging trends of labor law reform and the intersection with other bodies of law, including employment and international human rights law. The course further analyzes how a fundamental tension between collective rights and individual rights has shaped the evolution of doctrine as well as policy debates in labor law. The course includes simulations and experiential projects related to union elections, negotiations, and grievance arbitration. Grades will be based on a 3-hour open-book final exam.