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Spring 2022 Seminar

Advanced Topics in Labor and Employment Law

In this seminar we will explore emerging trends and longstanding questions in the fields of labor and employment law. Topics may include the employment classification of gig workers, state and local attempts to develop innovative structures for worker organizing, federal labor law reform proposals, alternative forms of worker representation, current issues and problems in employment discrimination law, the intersection of constitutional law (including First Amendment and Takings Clause jurisprudence) and labor law. Class will be structured around discussion of assigned materials. Students will write a seminar paper on an approved topic of their choice. No prerequisite.