On Tuesday night, Professor David Gregory spoke on NBC’s Nightly News with Brian Williams about the N.F.L. Scandal and how the commissioner is handling the situation. You can see a video of this here, with the segment regarding the scandal starting at 10:35!
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In honor of the end of summer and Labor Day, the STJCLEL Blog brings you a special edition of Around the Web. Here is a compilation of interesting links and articles to invigorate your work day!
Labor Contract Negotiations are coming to New York City
New York’s Next Mayor Faces Union Showdown
With the end of Mayor Bloomberg’s term approaching, NYC braces for the renegotiation of all union contracts with the city. This article outlines the uphill battle that may or may not be ahead of the city, and how these negotiations could set an example for other state and local governments around the country.
NLRB launches APP
The NLRB app (for iPhone and Android) provides information regarding their rights and obligations under the National Labor Relations Act. Read the press release here, or just check out the app for yourself through ITunes or Google Play.
The History of Labor Day
If all you know about Labor Day is that it is the last acceptable day to wear white pants, read this primer from the Department of Labor to catch up on the origins of the holiday. Next, read this assessment of the current working conditions.
Enjoy the week! Leave anything of interest that we might have forgotten in the comments!
SEPTEMBER 3 at 6 pm is the application deadline for the Jackson Lewis Scholarship for Excellence in Labor and EmploymentLaw inMemory of Alan C. Becker, and the Cesar Chavez Memorial Prize.
The Jackson Lewis Scholarship is open to any student and the Cesar Chavez Memorial Prize is limited to students graduating in 2014.
The winners will be announced at the Annual Management Lawyer’s Colloquium (in the 4th Floor Atrium on Monday, September 16 at 5:30pm.
It’s not too late to apply! Find the applications here!
Watch our blog’s founder and recent graduate, Alyssa Zuckerman, speaking about her experiences with this blog, St. John’s Center for Labor and Employment Law, and the Labor and Employment programs at St. John’s University School of Law. Watch the video to hear more about the opportunities available at St. John’s and learn how the STJCLEL helps students gain a broad perspective and assist in defining and advancing a chosen career path.
You can explore the rest of the viewbook here.