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Continuing Legal and Professional Education

Continuing Legal and Professional Education
Fall, 2002

ATTENTION - ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN ILLINOIS PUBLIC SECTOR LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW

The 18th annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Program

On Friday, October 4, 2002, the law school will present the 18th 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 Paula B. Voos, Chair, Labor Studies and Employment Regulations Department, Rutgers University who will address the topic "Labor Relations in Times of Tight Budgets." This will be followed by concurrent workshops on The Evolution of the Law Under IELRA , Interest Arbitration, Investigation of Employee Misconduct: Weingarten & More, Project Labor Agreements, Early Retirement Incentives, IPLRA Developments, RIFs & Alternatives, Workplace Security A Year After September 11, Labor Relations in a Teacher Shortage Environment, Disability Claims: Federal, State & Local, Arbitration & EEO Claims, Open Forum: Ask Your Workplace Questions, Workplace Health & Environment, When the Employee Also Faces Criminal Charges and Police & Firefighter Forum. 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. Course materials are not included, however, copies of the materials will be available in the library after the program.

If you are interested in volunteering to work at the conference, in exchange for complementary course materials and an opportunity to network at the conference luncheon and reception, please let us know when you stop by the office (Suite 673) to register, or by e-mailing rvicario. Pre-registration is required no later than Tuesday, October 2, 2002.


ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING

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 information. 


UPCOMING PROGRAMS 2002!


The Internet After September 11:
Security, Privacy and Intellectual Property

October 1-December 3, 2002

The 14th annual
Henry Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law
"The Dynamics of the Constitution in a Changing Mexico"
with
Emilio Rabasa, Director, Law and Political Science Department,
Mexico City Campus, Tec de Monterrey

Tuesday, October 22, 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
 or 
rvicario@kentlaw.edu

 

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