Employment and Labor Law Pathway

Explore how employment and labor law is applied within these practice contexts.


  • Advise employers, unions, and employees how to behave during a union recognition campaign
  • Advise on how to avoid discrimination claims
  • Respond to regulatory schemes governing other aspects of the employment relationship


  • Craft employment contracts or collective bargaining agreements
  • Design pension systems that comply with federal law


  • Handle employment discrimination claims before administrative agencies, such as the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and federal or state courts
  • Handle benefits claims for workers compensation or unemployment
  • Handle unfair labor practice claims before the National Labor Relations Board and federal courts

Public Policy

  • Amend employment and labor statutes and regulations
  • Apply long-term litigation strategies to shape judicial interpretation of statutes and the common law

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