ALI CLE to Offer Course Providing an In-Depth Look at Airline and Railroad Labor Relations, Featuring Faculty from the National Mediation Board.

Aug 25, 2015, 08:00 ET from American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education is pleased to announce the return of Airline and Railroad Labor and Employment Law, the event of the year for attorneys and executives who want to stay abreast of emerging issues affecting airline and railroad labor relations. This program will be held Thursday - Friday, October 1 - 2, 2015 in Washington, DC.

This course will benefit lawyers of all experience levels representing labor organizations, carriers, and individuals involved in the air and rail industries. "An excellent refresher for experienced practitioners and a superior introduction to the RLA for novices in the area," said a previous registrant.

Airline and Railroad Labor and Employment Law provides an unprecedented opportunity to interact with members of the National Mediation Board and staff. New Chairman of the National Mediation Board, Nicholas Geale, and other Board members and legal staff will highlight this faculty. Together, they discuss the latest bargaining issues between unions and carriers; effect of airline and railroad mergers and acquisitions; judicial enforcement of the Railway Labor Act and "unfair labor practices." In addition, Modifications of National Mediation Board voting procedures; application of US employment and safety laws outside the United States; drones and space law, are hot topics that are covered as well.

"For over a quarter of a century this course has been on the cutting edge, enabling practitioners to stay current with the latest changes," said Joseph Z. Fleming, Planning Chair, Greenberg Traurig P.A., in Miami.

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