Public Sector Labor Law

Course LABR 334
Level Undergraduate
Format In Person
Credits 4.00

Course Description

Prerequisite: None
This course will provide students with a fundamental understanding of the constitutional, statutory, and collective bargaining rights of public employees. The course begins with a study and analysis of the historical development of the legal status of public employees in the U.S. and in New York, specifically. In particular, the course will examine the development and role of the Public Employee's Fair Employment Act (the Taylor Law) and the New York City Collective Bargaining Law as they relate to public employees rights to self organization, union representation, collective bargaining, mandatory subjects of bargaining and unfair labor practices.