Labor Law: A Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act (Hardcover)

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Labor Law: A Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act (Hardcover)


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Whether you are a supervisor, a business owner, or an HR professional, it is essential that you understand the laws and rules governing how one treats employees and interacts with unions. In a comprehensive and accessible format, Labor Law: A Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act provides a practice-oriented foundation on labor law. The book sheds light on one of America's most important laws and one which is also, perhaps, the most misunderstood.

This book presents an overview of labor and employment laws such that managers may understand their rights as employers as well and their employees' rights. It covers an introduction to the topic of labor and employment law as well as a brief history within the United States. Other chapters deal with unions and union relations, collective bargaining agreements, grievances, labor arbitration, unfair labor practice proceedings, and strikes and lockouts. The author does not focus on complex regulations and convoluted case law, but distills them to reveal the essence of the NLRA and how it works.

As important as it is, at times labor law can seem counter-intuitive. Written by a highly experienced labor lawyer, this book contains concise explanations in an easy-to-use format. Clearly delineating a process that can be fraught with traps for the unwary, it supplies a quick reference that can be used in a crisis situation to understand the parameters of what you can and cannot do.

David E. Strecker has been practicing labor and employment law for over 30 years. He is admitted to practice in New York and Oklahoma and represents clients from all sectors of industry and business. His legal experience encompasses the full range of employment law, including labor relations, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, workplace safety, wage/hour matters, policy/handbook preparation, employment contracts, non-compete covenants, and employee benefits. He is an experienced advocate before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.Mr. Strecker is a regular speaker at CLE Seminars and has published several articles on labor and employment law issues. He teaches Labor Relations at Oklahoma State University and Negotiation and Management Skills at the University of Tulsa. Mr. Strecker graduated from Cornell University with a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) and a Masters degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. He received his undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association. He is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. His name appears in The Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who in America.

Product Details ISBN: 9781439855942
ISBN-10: 1439855943
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: February 14th, 2011
Pages: 197
Language: English