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LABOR LAW: UNION ORGANIZATION, COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, AND UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES PROFESSOR DATZ SYLLABUS – SPRING 2015

The textbook is Cox, Bok et al., Labor Law: Cases and Materials (15th ed.) and the 2014 supplement.

LECTURE I

THE BASICS: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING TODAY AND PROTECTING EMPLOYEES’ RIGHT TO ORGANIZE NLRB JURISDICTION, ORGANIZATION & PROCEDURE (Text pp. 53-77) (We recommend, but do not require, reviewing THE EVOLUTION OF LABOR RELATIONS LAWS, at Text pp. 5-53.) PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE FROM INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, AND COERCION (Text pp. 79-80) RESTRICTIONS ON SOLICITATION AND DISTRIBUTION REPUBLIC AVIATION (Text pp. 80-84) LECHMERE (Text pp. 92-102) PROPOSED NOTICE RE: SECTION 7 RIGHTS (Text. pp. 126-27; 2012 Supplement, at p. 132) ELECTION PROPAGANDA GISSEL (Text pp. 132-35) OTHER FORMS OF INTERFERENCE EXCHANGE PARTS (Text pp. 158-59) DB1/ 75331458.1 1

LECTURE II

UNION MISCONDUCT (Text pp. 160-64) COMPANY DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS BERNHARD-ALTMANN (Text pp. 177-79) NEUTRALITY AGREEMENTS AND DANA (Text pp. 182-84) DISCRIMINATION THAT DISCOURAGES OR ENCOURAGES UNION MEMBERSHIP BUDD (Text pp. 184-86) MUELLER BRASS (Text pp. 191-99) DARLINGTON (Text pp. 207-12) REMEDIES FOR UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES SECTION 10(J) INJUNCTIONS (Text pp. 222-25) DB1/ 75331458.1 2

LECTURE III

SELECTION OF A UNION – THE NLRB REPRESENTATION CASE PROCEDURES (Text pp. 225-35) CRITERIA FOR UNIT DETERMINATIONS SPECIALTY HEALTHCARE, 356 NLRB No. 56 (2014 Supplement, at p. 152) THE SINGLE LOCATION VERSUS MULTI-LOCATION UNIT (Text pp. 248-51) MULTIEMPLOYER BARGAINING UNITS (Text pp. 251-54) BONANNO LINEN (Text pp. 254-60) SECURING BARGAINING RIGHTS THROUGH UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE PROCEEDINGS AND AN EMPLOYER’S WITHDRAWAL OF RECOGNITION (Text pp. 273-74) GISSEL PACKING (Text pp. 274-86) LINDEN LUMBER (Text pp. 291-94) BROOKS (Text pp. 295-97) ALLENTOWN MACK AND LEVITZ (Text pp. 303-12) DB1/ 75331458.1 3

LECTURE IV

NEGOTIATION OF THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT (Text pp. 313-15) THE CONCEPTS OF EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATION AND MAJORITY RULE J.I. CASE (Text pp. 315-18) EMPORIUM CAPWELL (Text. pp. 319-27) DEFINING THE DUTY TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH (Text pp. 337-38) THE DUTY TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION TRUITT (Text pp. 348-50) DB1/ 75331458.1 4

LECTURE V

THE DUTY TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH (CONTINUED) INSURANCE AGENTS (Text pp. 358-64) KATZ (Text pp. 365-68) SUBJECTS OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING (Text pp. 377-79) AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE (Text pp. 382-87) BORG-WARNER (Text pp. 387-92) THE MANDATORY-PERMISSIVE DISTINCTION (Text pp. 393-97) DB1/ 75331458.1 5

LECTURE VI

THE DUTY TO BARGAIN OVER MAJOR BUSINESS DECISIONS FIBREBOARD (Text pp. 398-405) FIRST NATIONAL MAINTENANCE (Text pp. 407-18) DUBUQUE PACKING (Text pp. 419-27) BARGAINING REMEDIES H.K. PORTER (Text pp. 446-49) THE ROLE OF THE STRIKE IN THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PROCESS (Text pp. 437-42) DB1/ 75331458.1 6

LECTURE VII

EMPLOYER RESPONSES TO THE STRIKE MACKAY RADIO (Text pp. 504-06) ERIE RESISTOR (Text pp. 507-11) AMERICAN SHIP BUILDING (Text pp. 512-20) GREAT DANE TRAILERS (Text pp. 520-23) LOCAL 15 IBEW (Text pp. 523-529) LAIDLAW (Text pp. 529-32) EMPLOYEE REFUSALS TO CROSS PICKET LINES (Text pp. 536-38) UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE STRIKES (Text pp. 544-48) DB1/ 75331458.1 7

LECTURE VIII

PROTECTED CONCERTED ACTIVITY IN THE UNION AND NON-UNION CONTEXT (Text pp. 460-61) CITY DISPOSAL (Text pp. 461-471) WEINGARTEN (Text pp. 472-74) IBM (Text pp. 474-81) EASTEX (Text pp. 482-86) CONCERTED ACTIVITY – CLASS ACTION WAIVERS D.R. HORTON, 357 NLRB No. 184 (2014 Supplement, at p. 165) UNPROTECTED CONCERTED ACTIVITY (Text pp. 488-92) JEFFERSON STANDARD (Text pp. 492-98) ELK LUMBER (Text pp. 500-01) USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA (2014 Supplement, at p. 163) . DB1/ 75331458.1 8

LECTURE IX

SECONDARY BOYCOTTS (Text pp. 600-02) DENVER BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES (Text pp. 604-07) TREE FRUITS (Text pp. 622-30) SAFECO (Text pp. 631-33) THE INTERSECTION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND THE ACT’S SECONDARY BOYCOTT PROVISIONS DEBARTOLO (Text pp. 557-63) ELIASON & KNUTH (Text pp. 563-72) DB1/ 75331458.1 9

LECTURE X

ADMINISTRATION OF THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT THE GRIEVANCE/ARBITRATION PROCEDURE (Text pp. 675-85) JUDICIAL ENFORCEMENT OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS AND THE ARBITRATION PROCESS (Text pp. 685-86) TEXTILE WORKERS v. LINCOLN MILLS (Text pp. 687-91) STEELWORKERS v. AMERICAN MFG. CO. (Text pp. 693-95) STEELWORKERS v. WARRIOR & GULF (Text pp. 695-702) STEELWORKERS v. ENTERPRISE WHEEL & CAR (Text pp. 713-16) JUDICIAL ENFORCEMENT OF A “NO STRIKE” CLAUSE IN A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT (Text pp. 728-31) BOYS MARKETS (Text pp. 731-40) ARBITRATION OF STATUTORY EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS (Text pp. 763-64) 14 PENN PLAZA v. PYETT (Text pp. 764-67) DB1/ 75331458.1 10

LECTURE XI

THE DUTY TO BARGAIN DURING THE TERM OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT (Text pp. 782-83) JACOBS MANUFACTURING (Text pp. 783-90) JOHNSON-BATEMAN (Text pp. 790-95) MILWAUKEE SPRING (Text pp. 798-803) SUCCESSOR EMPLOYERS AND THE DUTY TO BARGAIN BURNS (Text pp. 809-12) DB1/ 75331458.1 11

LECTURE XII

PREEMPTION OF STATE LABOR LAW (Text pp. 873-78) SAN DIEGO BUILDING TRADES v. GARMON (Text pp. 878-82) LOCKRIDGE (Text pp. 883-85) FARMER (Text pp. 885-92) MACHINISTS (Text pp. 895-902) CHAMBER OF COMMERCE v. BROWN (Text pp. 902-07) DB1/ 75331458.1 12

LECTURE XIII

THE UNION’S DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION (Text pp. 954-57) ALPA v. O’NEILL (Text pp. 962-68) VACA v. SIPES (Text pp. 972-81) UNION SECURITY AND THE USE OF UNION DUES NLRB v. GENERAL MOTORS (Text pp. 1001-05) COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS v. BECK (Text pp. 1015-16) * * * * * * * * * * * If time remains in this class, we will use it to address student questions and suggestions, especially regarding: a) b) The significance of recent labor law developments The future of the NLRA and collective bargaining DB1/ 75331458.1 13

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