Is the Grass Greener for NLRB Under Trump Administration?
Under the new administration, many alterations and remarkable developments are expected to pave their way to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB's) regulatory framework. Trump has not discussed in detail how the new administration will manage and address labor and employment issues, but is expected to undo most of Obama's labor-related executive orders and rules. Listen as a seasoned panel of thought leaders, professionals and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments affecting NLRB and the potential impact of the Trump Administration to labor relations. Speakers will identify key issues and legal trends and will offer insights surrounding this significant topic.
Key topics include:
- The NLRB: Past, Present, and Future
- Alterations to Labor Law
- Addressing Opportunities and Pitfalls
- Trump's Impact on the Workplace Regulations
- Trends, Developments, and Updates
Davis & Campbell L.L.C.
- Impact of two new Trump appointed Board members;
- Potential changes in election rules; ‘quickie election’ regulation change on the horizon;
- Not necessarily NLRB, but DOL rules on labor persuader;
- Kind of micro-level but, changes in rulings on grad students as employees under the Act;
- Kind of micro-level, but impact of Trump administration on Pacific Lutheran and religious organizations under the Act.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
- Is the Specialty Healthcare standard for allowing multiple bargaining units in a single workplace in jeopardy
- Will the standard announced in Purple Communications be overturned
- Will the Lutheran Heritage standard applicable to work place rules be replaced by something more employer friendly
- Will employers be able to maintain confidentiality in their workplace investigations
Burr & Forman LLP
- Anticipated developments for the “joint employer” rule in the 2015 Browning-Ferris case, which expanded the standard for determining whether two business are joint employers by claiming that “indirect control” can lead to joint liability.
- Anticipated developments in the recent NLRB case law expanding workers' rights to use cameras, cell phones and email system for NLRA-protected activity at work
- Anticipated developments in enforcement actions and use of agency resources in light of President Trump's proposed reduction in the NLRB budget
Who Should Attend:
- HR Personnel
- Labor and Employment Legal Counsel
- Regulatory and Policy Managers
- In-house Counsel
- Private and Public Companies
Paul Burmeister, practices in the areas of employment litigation and traditional labor. He represents employers in all aspects of labor relations, including collective bargaining, union organizing efforts, and contract enforcement, as well as employment disputes, including litigation, advice on employment policies and day-to-day employment related decisions, non-competition agreements, and complying with safety and health regulations. He regularly defends EEOC and state discrimination lawsuits filed in state and federal courts. Paul is a member of the State Bar of Illinois and is a member of the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar. Paul received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an M.A. in Labor Relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago.
Paul Burmeister, practices in the areas of employment litigation and traditional labor. He represents employers in all aspects of labor …
Jarad Lucan practices labor and employment law on behalf of both public and private sector clients, and non-profit organizations. Jarad has successfully represented employers in grievance arbitration matters, prohibited practice proceedings before the State Board of Labor Relations, and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He has represented employers in cases involving claims of discrimination and retaliation before the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and state and federal court, including both the Connecticut Appellate Court and Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Jarad has also appeared and successfully argued a matter before the Connecticut Supreme Court. In addition, Jarad advises employers and provides training on a broad range of personnel related matters, such as disciplinary issues, termination and separation issues, reasonable accommodations, personnel policies and practices, and collective bargaining and related matters.
Jarad Lucan practices labor and employment law on behalf of both public and private sector clients, and non-profit organizations. Jarad …
Matthew Scully is a Labor & Employment Partner at Burr & Forman LLP. Matt represents management in the area of labor and employment law, focusing on managing the complex economic, legal and business decision employers must make in effectively managing their workforce. Matthew represents employers in responding to traditional union organizing, unfair labor practice matters before the National Labor Relations Board, labor injunction proceedings, and grievance arbitrations. His practice includes helping businesses during union campaigns, and often provides training to supervisors and managers on positive employee relations. Matthew also has experience litigating and advising clients in workplace investigations, disciplinary actions, employment policies, and managing leave. He works with clients in various industries and with small, medium and large sized employers, including Fortune 500 companies.
Matthew Scully is a Labor & Employment Partner at Burr & Forman LLP. Matt represents management in the area of …
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Davis & Campbell L.L.C. consists of thirteen attorneys with a central office in Peoria and additional offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C. The firm’s practice consists predominately of the representation of business owners and management in labor, corporate and tax matters. Davis & Campbell L.L.C. represents local, regional and national clients, with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 companies to the sole entrepreneur.
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