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American University Washington College of Law    
  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

LAW - 747 Labor Law: Contemporary Issues

(3 hrs)

This course aims to give you an overview of the important topics in labor law as it evolves in the 21st century. The introductory labor law class is not a prerequisite for this course. This class will cover the basics of labor law while also reviewing some of the more advanced topics in labor law. The course will begin with an examination of the basic principles of labor law and venture into how labor law intersects with other areas of law in the 21st century context. The course will cover selected topics in labor law from public and private sector, negotiations, pensions, grievances and arbitrations. This course will review hypotheticals and engage in a negotiations simulation at the end of the course.