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Continuing Legal and Professional Education

Continuing Legal and Professional Education
2005

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

The 21st annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Program

On Friday, November 4, 2005, the law school will present the 21st 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; for state and local government and public education officials, administrators and labor relations officers; for union officials, business agents and uniserv directors; and for arbitrators and mediators. The opening plenary session features Thomas A. Kochan, George M. Bunker Professor of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who will address the topic "Are Public Employee Labor Relations Under Siege?" His speech will be followed by concurrent hands-on, interactive workshops on several hot button topics of current interest: Pensions, Healthcare, Budgeting & Collective Bargaining, What’s Happening in the Private Sector and What Does it Mean for the Public Sector?, DCFS & DPR Regulatory Issues, Alternative ADR, The Injured Public Employee, Legislative Developments, Firefighter Forum, Police Forum, Joint Public/Private Employers, IPLRA Developments, Financial Oversight Panels and Labor Relations, IELRA Developments, Effective Advocacy in Contract Interpretation Arbitrations, Interest Arbitration, and EEO Update.

Law students (JD only) enrolled at Chicago-Kent are welcome to attend any or all of the program sessions free of charge. Course materials, luncheon and reception 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 675) to register, or by e-mailing rvicario@kentlaw.edu. Pre-registration is required no later than Tuesday, November 1, 2005.

 

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