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2016 Managing the Unionized Workforce Master Class: Chicago

Events / 4/5/2016
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Local Time)
Chicago

April 5, 2016
The University of Chicago
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
312.464.8787

Please join us for BakerHostetler's third annual Managing the Unionized Workforce Master Class – a daylong seminar that will offer courses and instruction on practical, headlining issues that affect anyone who deals with labor relations or manages a unionized workforce.

Hosted by Program Co-Chairs Jay Krupin and Patrick Muldowney, the Master Class features a lineup of leading workplace lawyers who will present a valuable and tailored program that focuses on real employment issues, challenges, and opportunities for employers in today's changing economy.

Who should attend?

This Master Class is specially designed to offer high-level courses and will be particularly helpful to:

  • General Counsel
  • Directors of Labor Relations
  • In-House Lawyers
  • Directors of Human Resources
  • C-Suite Executives
  • Business Owners
Location and Date

Chicago

April 5, 2016
The University of Chicago
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
312.464.8787

Event Details

8:00 a.m. – Continental breakfast and registration
8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Program followed by a cocktail reception
Lunch will be provided for all attendees.

Space is limited for the Master Class, so please register as soon as possible to guarantee your space. On our registration site, you will find additional details about the locations, the session descriptions, and speakers.

Tailor your itinerary to what's most important to you. (Choose a total of six sessions.)

We have a lineup of leading workplace lawyers who will present a valuable and tailored program focusing on real employment issues, challenges, and opportunities. In 2016, we are offering the following courses:

  • Prepare for Your Next Contract: Creative Negotiating Tactics
  • Contract Administration: Day-to-Day Best Practices
  • Social Media: Electronic Communication Policies and the NLRB
  • Joint Employers: Dealing With the NLRB’s Developing View of the Workplace
  • Workplace Investigations: New Rules
  • Preparing for NLRB Hearings and Other Administrative Proceedings: Current Strategies
  • Wage-Hour Issues as a Union Weapon: Pay Practices for Internal Review
  • Corporate Campaign Defenses: Preventing Death by a Thousand Cuts
  • Proactive Tactics to Limit Union Interference: Preemptive Action
  • Conflict of Laws in Labor Relations: Societal and Economic Initiatives and How to Respond
  • Pension Funds in Crisis: Withdraw or Feed the Money Pit
  • OSHA: What Unionized Operations Need to Know

Click here to view session descriptions and additional information.

Should you have any questions or prefer to register by phone, please contact Lynmarie Lane at MasterClass@bakerlaw.com or 312.416.6297.

We look forward to having you join us for this premier event.

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