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Upcoming Programs 2001-2002

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On Friday, October 5, 2001, the law school will present the 17th annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Program. This conference is designed for lawyers whose practice involves labor law, local government law or school law; state and local government and public education officials, administrators and labor relations officers; union officials, business agents and uniserv directors; and arbitrators and mediators. The opening plenary session features Paul G. Vallas, Former CEO, Chicago Public Schools who will address the topic "School Reform and Labor Relations." This will be followed by concurrent workshops on IELRA Developments, Police and Firefighter Forum, EEO Developments, Effective Advocacy in Arbitration, Privatization, Including What Happens to the Private Contractor, Interest Arbitration, Rights and Discipline in the Electronic Workplace, Practice and Procedure Before the Labor Boards, ADA, FMLA & Workers Compensation, Higher Education Forum, IPLRA Developments, New Approaches to Health Insurance, FLSA Developments, Arbitration and Public Policy, Effective Use of Mediation. The workshop format provides participants with the opportunity to discuss specific issues with experts in the public sector labor relations field.

Law students (JD only) enrolled at Chicago-Kent are welcome to attend any or all of the program sessions free of charge (note: course materials are not included; however, copies of the materials will be available in the library at a later date). However, pre-registration is required! To register, please stop by the Office of Continuing Legal and Professional Education (Suite 673) to fill out a registration form or email rvicario. Students must register on or before Tuesday, October 2, 2001.

Also, if you are interested in providing some of your time to volunteer at the program in exchange for complementary course materials and an opportunity to network at the program luncheon and reception, please let us know when you stop by the office to register, or by e-mailing rvicario.


Student volunteer opportunities for law students (JD only) are available for some of the Continuing Legal and Professional Education programs listed below.  If you are interested in providing some of  your time to volunteer at any of these programs, in exchange for complementary course materials 
and the opportunity to network at conference luncheons and receptions, please stop by the Office 
of Continuing Legal and Professional Education (Suite 673) or e-mail rvicario for more 


Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Arbitrator's Symposium
October 12, 2001

The Institute for Law and the Workplace
Members Only Conference
November 9, 2001

The 19th annual
Conference on Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation
March 21-22, 2002

The 23rd annual
Kenneth M. Piper Lecture
April 16, 2002

The 21st annual
Federal Tax Institute
May 2-3, 2002

The 21st annual
Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations
June 7, 2002


For additional information contact:
Office of Continuing Legal and Professional Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street, Room 673
Chicago, IL  60661-3691
Phone:  312/906-5090
Fax: 312/906-5093

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