Shake, Rattle and Roll: Being Prepared for New Labor Relations Developments
April 22, 2009, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (ET)
Workplace Application: This session is designed to give you the latest information on pending public policy activity on labor issues, prepare you to participate in the legislative effort and position you and your organization to strategically respond to enhanced organizing activity from unions.
Presenter: Paul Salvatore, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP
Mike Aitken, SHRM’s Director of Government Affairs, and Paul Salvatore — a partner at the law firm Proskauer Rose LLP — will discuss Congressional initiatives such as the Employee Free Choice Act, new regulatory labor-management proposals from the Obama administration, and a more employee-focused National Labor Relations Board. Aitken will discuss how you as an HR professional can impact the congressional landscape while Mr. Salvatore will explain the current rise in collective bargaining activity in the workplace, the legal and practical requirements of these developments, and how you and your organization can prepare yourselves to strategically respond to what lies ahead through an interactive case study activity.
*If you are PHR, SPHR or GPHR certified through the HR Certification Institute, your participation in this webcast will qualify you for 1.5 hours of strategic management credit. In addition should you take the information you have learned from this webcast and case study and implement a new project or program at your workplace, you would be able to obtain up to 20 hours of recertification credit under the On-The-Job category.
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