AGC Labor and Employment Law Council Holds 21st Annual Symposium
The AGC Labor and Employment Law Council held its 21st Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium on April 28-29. Over 50 attorneys and chapter staff who regularly assist AGC chapters and members in labor and employment matters attended.
NLRB Chairman Robert Battista speaks at the AGC's 21st Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium about construction-related cases currently pending at the NLRB.
Matt Kirk of the White House delivers the keynote luncheon
address during AGC's Annual Construction Labor Law Symposium.
Guest speakers Robert Battista, chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, and Harold Datz, his chief counsel, provided a briefing on cases affecting construction currently pending at the NLRB. Keynote speaker Matt Kirk, deputy assistant to the President for Senate affairs, provided a briefing on the White House’s legislative agenda and received information on employment legislation of interest to AGC. Presentations were also provided on the following topics:
• prevailing wage traps;
• preliminary and postliminary activities under the Fair Labor Standards Act;
• labor harmony clauses;
• collective and class actions against contractors;
• the employment rights of returning veterans;
• understanding withdrawal liability; and
• current initiatives of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
Handouts from the presentations are available on the Labor & HR Topical Resources page of AGC's web site. To access that page, click here.
For more information about the AGC Labor and Employment Law Council, click here.
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