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ILRLR 6860

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Examines the history of public employees' collective bargaining and other workplace rights. Emphasis is placed on the current trade-offs between municipal and state governments and their unionized employees in New York City and state, although trends in other states and the federal sector are also examined. Topics include representation rights, public sector workers ability to leverage their power, unfair labor practices, impasse procedures, the scope of collective bargaining, and a limited treatment of the U.S. Constitution in the public workplace. Also examines the development, practice, and extent of collective bargaining between federal, state, and local governments and their employees. Throughout, the course illustrates how the exercise of public employee rights impacts municipal, state, and federal public-policy labor-market considerations. There are several prominent guest speakers.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ILRLR 5000 and ILRLR 5010.

Comments Co-meets with ILRLR 4860.

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Combined with: ILRLR 4860