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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Certificate in Labor & Employment Law

To enroll, please contact Barbara Nelson via email or call 312-996-2127. Certificate details and registration form found here.

Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

Labor Law Seminar For Private Sector – Wednesday, October 14, 2020
6PM – 8PM

Labor Law Seminar For Private Sector – Saturday, October 17, 20208
8AM – 12PM

Introduction survey course and deep critical analysis of essential Constitutional rights, statutes, regulations, and case law related to the National Labor Relations Act (private sector).

Labor Law Seminar For Illinois Public Sector – Wednesday, November 18, 2020
6PM – 8PM

Labor Law Seminar For Illinois Public Sector – Saturday, November 21, 2020
8AM – 12PM

Introduction survey course and deep critical analysis of essential Constitutional rights, statutes, regulations, and case law related to the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (public sector).

Employment Discrimination Law Seminar – Wednesday, December 2, 2020
6PM – 8PM

Employment Discrimination Law Seminar – Saturday, December 5, 2020
8AM – 12PM

Introduction survey course and deep critical analysis of essential Constitutional rights, statutes, regulations, and case law related to employment discrimination including, but not limited to, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), EEOC, ADA, ADEA, and the Illinois Human Rights Act.

Employment Relations Law – Wednesday, January 6, 2021
6PM – 8PM

Employment Relations Law – Saturday, January 9, 2021
8AM – 12PM

Introduction survey course and deep critical analysis of essential Constitutional rights, statutes, regulations, and case law related to employment relations including, but not limited to, FLSA, FMLA, Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, disability rights and OSHA.

Labor Law Legal Writing Workshop I – Wednesday, February 3, 2021
6PM – 8PM

Labor Law Legal Writing Workshop I – Saturday, February 6, 2021
8AM – 12PM

Labor Law Legal Writing Workshop II – Wednesday, March 10, 2021
6PM – 8PM

Labor Law Legal Writing Workshop II – Saturday, March 13, 2021
8AM – 12PM

The two intensive labor & employment legal writing workshops are an advanced writing workshop for those interested in developing successful written advocacy when representing union members before various legal tribunals including arbitrators and labor boards.

** Important Note: Nothing in this certificate program or any individual sub-course is intended to be or should be interpreted as legal advice in any way. Similarly, this certificate program, individual subcourses, and/or instructor’s curriculum do not create or intend to create any aspect of an attorney-client relationship.