The 34th Annual NLRB Labor Law Conference will be held at the NJ Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ. Please note the following regarding CLE credits:
NJ CLE: 4.8 including 1.8 for ethics
PA CLE: 4 including 1.5 for ethics
NY CLE: 4.5 including 1.5 for ethics
10:30 am Registration and Welcome
11:00 a.m. Panel of Arbitrators: A distinguished Panel of Arbitrators will discuss their perspectives and opinions concerning social media in arbitrations, including discharge and discipline involving NLRB charges, deferral of such charges and the adequacy of remedies in deferred cases.
Arbitrators: Gary Kendellen, Arbitrator
Melissa Biren, Arbitrator
Jacqueline Drucker, Arbitrator
12:30 p.m. Luncheon
1:15 p.m. Recent Developments Concerning Skip Counsel Issues at the NLRB: The application of the Skip Counsel Rule to social media, communication with witnesses whose status is unclear, and when it is unclear if someone is represented by counsel, including implied consent to ex parte contacts.
NLRB: Mark Ochs, Special Ethics Deputy Counsel.
Mgmt: Cheryl Stanton, Esq.
Labor: Genevieve Murphy-Bradacs (Zazzali, Fagella, Nowak, Kleinbaum & Friedman)
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. D.R. Horton: The NLRB’s Recent Decision Concerning Arbitration Waivers and Employees Section 7 Rights: A discussion on issues related to agreements to arbitrate employment claims as contained in individual employment agreements with a focus on the interplay between NLRB law governing employee “concerted activity” protected under the NLRA and the potential pitfalls of drafting agreements to arbitrate that are overbroad and consequently violate NLRA rules.
NLRB: Richard Fox, Deputy Regional Attorney , and
Arbitrator: Joe S. Fine, Mediator and Arbitrator
Mgmt: Marvin Goldstein, Esq. (Proskauer Rose)
Labor: Brent Garren, Deputy General Counsel, SEIU 32BJ
4:00 p.m. Networking Reception