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Law and Order. 66 th Quadrennial Convention Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort Orlando, Florida July 27-31, 2009. Labor ( Labour ) Laws. F. O S H A. K. P. N L R B. U. D O L. W. F L S A. J. Z. C L C. L M R A. A. N L R A. T. F M L A. X. A D A. L M R D A. Y. G. Q. E E O C.

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Law and order

Law and Order

66th Quadrennial Convention

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort

Orlando, Florida

July 27-31, 2009


Labor labour laws

Labor (Labour) Laws

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Canadian labour code

Canadian Labour Code

  • Federal

  • Provincial


National labor relations act nlra or wagner act

National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or “Wagner Act”)

  • 1935

  • Guaranteed workers the right to bargain collectively

  • Outlawed “Yellow Dog” contracts

  • Created Employer Unfair Labor Practices (ULP)

  • Created National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)


National labor relations board

National Labor Relations Board

  • Administers the NLRA

  • Consists of 5 members appointed by the President and approved by the Senate

  • Decides Unfair Labor Practice Charges

  • Supervises representation elections


Labor management relations act lmra or taft hartley act

Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA or “Taft-Hartley Act”)

  • 1947

  • Amended the Wagner Act

  • Effectively weakened Unions

  • Pro-employer

  • Established Union ULPs

  • Right-to-work laws


Labor management reporting and disclosure act of 1959 lmrda or landrum griffin act

Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959(LMRDA or “Landrum-Griffin Act”)

  • Governs internal Union affairs

  • Regulates day-to-day activities of the Unions

  • Created a Union member “Bill of Rights”

  • Established Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Unions, Union Officers, and Employers

  • Amended the LMRA

  • Enforced by the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”)


Bill of rights

Bill of Rights

  • Right to nominate candidates

  • Right to vote

  • Right to collective agreements

  • Right to attend Union meetings

  • Establishes procedures for dues increases


Department of labor

Department of Labor

  • Administers and enforces certain reporting and disclosure requirements of the LMRDA, including:

    • Unions

    • Officers and Employers of Unions

    • Employers

    • Labor Relations Consultants

    • Surety companies


Union reports

Union Reports

  • IATSE Secretary-Treasurer’s Caucus

  • Labor Organization Information Report

    • Form LM-1

  • Labor Organization Annual Reports

    • Form LM-2: Must be filed by Unions with total annual receipts of $200,000 or more

    • Form LM-3: May be filed by Unions with total annual receipts of less than $200,000

    • Form LM-4: May be filed by Unions with total annual receipts of less than $10,000

    • Due 90 days after the end of the Union’s fiscal year

  • Labor Organization Officer and Employee Report

    • Form LM-30

    • 29 C.F.R. Chapter IV, Part 404

    • 29 C.F.R. §404.1 – 404.9

  • IRS Form 990

    • Everyone must file


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DOL

  • DOL may enforce requirements civilly and criminally, including fines and imprisonment


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DOL

NLRB

  • Regulates the Union as a Union and relationship with its members

  • Regulates the relationship between the Union, its workers and the Employer, including Hiring Hall issues


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DOL

  • www.dol.gov

  • U.S. Department of Labor

    Employment Standards Administration

    Office of Labor-Management Standards

    200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.

    Washington, D.C. 20210


Record retention requirements

Record Retention Requirements

  • Don’t throw things away


Working with your local s attorney

Working with your Local’s Attorney

  • “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” – Shakespeare (Henry VI, Part 2)


When to consult an attorney

When to Consult an Attorney

  • If you are served with any type of legal process, you absolutely need an attorney:

    • NLRB

    • DOL

    • IRS

    • EEOC

    • Any litigation against the Local or its Officers

  • Notify the International


When to consider an attorney

When to Consider an Attorney

  • Drafting referral rules

  • Contract negotiations

  • Arbitration

  • Organizing


An attorney will not and should not run your local for you

An Attorney will not and should not run your Local for you


What if i cannot afford an attorney

What if I cannot afford an attorney?


Assistance from the international

Assistance from the International


Parliamentary procedure

Parliamentary procedure


Why robert s rules

Why Robert’s Rules

  • History: Henry Martyn Robert and the disarray he found

  • Demystify the conduct of business

  • Stabilize and streamline meetings

Faster – Fairer – More Effective


Meeting myths

Meeting Myths

  • We don’t use Parliamentary Procedure

  • The absence of a quorum is okay if nobody brings it up

  • Discussion first, motion later

  • Rules are the same for all meetings


Meeting myths cont

Meeting Myths (cont.)

  • Anybody can speak at our meetings

  • A friendly amendment is okay

  • “Old Business”


Meeting myths cont1

Meeting Myths (cont.)

  • There are too many motions in Parliamentary Procedure

  • Calling the Question stops all business

  • The Chair “runs” the meeting


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • Dispel myths to streamline meetings

  • Create an agenda

  • Follow the standard order of business

  • Use informal procedures when practical


Setting goals

Setting Goals


Success stories

Success Stories


Keys to union success

Keys to Union Success

  • A Union needs a framework of information, systems, and plans rooted in law and order to grow, thrive, and continue to effectively represent its members.


The end

The End


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