The Regional program of the 4th, 5th and 11th Circuits was a joint College event on February 7-8, 2020 in St. Petersburg, FL, featuring discussions on topics of national interest. Four superb panels were assembled to address current topics.
Special thanks to the sponsoring firms: Bradley Arant, Burr & Forman LLP; Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP; GrayRobinson PA, Jackson Lewis, Ogletree Deakins; Rod Tanner & Associates and Steptoe & Johnson PLLC!
Civility and Professionalism in the Courtroom
Three esteemed federal judges offered their thoughts and insights into practical topics such as how to be an effective advocate before the court, the difference between appellate and jury argument, the importance of preparedness, making the most of oral argument, and fidelity to the appellate record.
Honorable J. Michelle Childs – US District Court, District of South Carolina
Honorable James E. Graves, Jr. – US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Honorable Charles R. Wilson – US 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Stetson Journal of Advocacy and the Law - Allen_2019
PRINCIPLES OF CIVILITY
CLEL 2020 Civility and Professionalism
The View from the Hill: A Legislative Update
Panelists discussed and debated pending proposals in Congress, including the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, and talked about their prospects for adoption.
Fellow Randal K. Johnson (Seyfarth Shaw, Washington, DC)
Lynn Rhinehart (Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC)
Handouts for Session on The View From the Hill
PRO ACT - Fact Sheet
Statement of L. Lorber
2020-02 College of Labor and Employment Lawyers_ Capitol Hill Update(61498529v1)
The NLRB in 2020
The National Labor Relations Board continued to experience change in 2019, as Peter B. Robb succeeded Richard F. Griffin for a four-year term as General Counsel which began on November 17, 2017. Mr. Robb provided his observations on the significant issues he has brought to the Board or may bring in the future.
Peter Robb (General Counsel, National Labor Relations Board, Washington, DC)
Advice Memo ADC LTD
Advice Memo Greektown Casino
GC Memo 18-04 Guidance on Handbook Rules Post_Boeing.pdf
GC Memo 19-03 Dubo Deferral
GC Memo 19-04 Unions' Duty to Properly Notify Employees of their General Motors & Beck Rights and Dues Checkoff Revocations
NLRB Decision Apogee
NLRB Decision Boeing (Unit)
NLRB Decision Caesars
NLRB Decision Electrolux
NLRB Decision General Motors
NLRB Decision Johnson Controls, No. 10-CA-151843
NLRB Decision SuperShuttle
NLRB Decision UPMC
NLRB Decision Walmart (Boeing Interpretation, Union Insignia)
NLRB Decision Walmart (Intermittent Strikes)
NLRB Decision, UPS
NLRB Decision, Valley Hosp
The Intersection of Employment Law and Criminal Law
Practitioners provided guidance on how to identify and handle employee and employer criminal activity in the workplace, such as claims of employee theft or embezzlement, employees viewing pornography on employer’s devices and employer’s illegal activity such as fraud on the government, and focused on best practices and ethical considerations for addressing these issues.
Fellow Cynthia Sass (Sass Law Firm, Tampa, FL)
A. Brian Albritton (Phelps Dunbar, Tampa, FL)
Jo Ann Palchak (The Law Office of Jo Ann Palchak, PA, Tampa, FL)
Jason Pill (Phelps Dunbar, Tampa, FL)
Upjohn Company v. United States 449 U.S. 383 101 S.Ct. 677 66 L.Ed.2d 584 (1981)
Intersction of Employment Law and Criminal Law PPT