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Fall 2021
LAW262  AS  UNION ORGANIZING AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS INDUSTRIES

Course Description
This short course will provide an overview of union organizing under the National Labor Relations Act with a focus on real life organizing activities in connection with popular television shows and movies that the instructor has handled as well as in the Sports Industry. You will also learn how to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement and have a chance to improve your negotiation skills by participating in a mock negotiation.

Short Course Attendance Policy Due to the small number of meetings, attendance to all meetings/classes for short courses is mandatory. Students who miss a class may have a grade reduction up to a full letter grade. Students who miss more than one class session (80 minutes) of a 1-credit short course are subject to administrative withdrawal and will have a W for the course on their transcripts.


Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 10-18-2021 - 10-23-2021  

Dates Day Time Room
10-18-2021 - 10-21-2021   MTWR  12:30 PM-1:50 PM F209
10-22-2021 - 10-22-2021   F  2:00 PM-5:00 PM F209
10-23-2021 - 10-23-2021   S  9:00 AM-5:00 PM F209

Course Frequency
Occasional course offering

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Students will be participating in a mock collective bargaining negotiation and drafting of provisions in a collective bargaining agreement
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Skills Requirement
Special Attributes:
Short Course
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Related
Employment & Labor - Basic
Entertainment, Music, & Sports - Basic
Government & Regulation - Related
Social Justice - Related
Bar Subject(s):
NEW YORK SKILLS
Concentration(s):
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
No     
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
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