I. Introductory Course.
- Labor Relations I (Law 745)
Taught once a year in the fall semester and is required for the Concentration.
II. Basic Courses. The school offers three basic courses, which are offered every year. Students seeking the Concentration must take at least two of these courses:
- Labor Relations II (Law 745) --focuses on union organizing and collective bargaining.
- Equal Employment Law (Law 765) --focuses on a variety of statutes prohibiting employment discrimination.
- Protective Labor Laws (Law 747) (3 credits) --focuses on statutory protections, including wage and hour law, workers compensation, safety and health, and employee benefit protection. (*offered infrequently)
III. Advanced Courses. Students seeking the Labor Law Concentration must take their remaining credits (11-14) from this list. A maximum of 5 credits may be from one or more of the externship programs.
- Public Sector Labor Law
- Sports Law
- NLRB Seminar
- Collective Bargaining seminar
- Arbitration Seminar
- Mock Labor Arbitration Competition
- Clinical externship at either the NLRB in
or the WERC in Milwaukee Madison
- Clinical externship at the EEOC in
- Clinical externship at the Department of Labor in
- Clinical externship at the Employment Section, WI Atty. General’s Office,
- Employee Benefits
- Worker Compensation Law
- Employment Law Counseling
- International Labor Standards
- with permission of the Labor Law Concentration Coordinator: Administrative Law; Insurance Law; or European Union Law.
Students earning a cumulative average of a B+ (3.3) or better in courses fulfilling Labor & Employment Law Concentration requirements will receive Honors in the Concentration.
Note: Students must earn at least a 3.0 Average in the required courses, with a minimum grade of C in each course.
Questions with respect to the above Concentration requirements should be sent to Professor Gwyn Leachman at email@example.com .