1200 words MINIMUM (not including cover/reference pages or questions)

Requirement is at least four scholarly articles, ONE maybe the course textbook BELOW


Cihon, P. J., & Castagnera, J. O. (2020). Employment and labor law (10th ed.). Cengage


1. What is primary picketing? What is secondary picketing? What factors determine the legality of picketing against neutral employers?

2. Compare and contrast rights arbitration and interest arbitration.

3. What is meant by the duty of fair representation? What standard of conduct by a union is required by the duty of fair representation? Who is protected by the duty of fair representation? What remedies are available for a breach of the duty of fair representation?

4. What restrictions are placed on the scope of collective bargaining under the FSLMRA? What procedures are available for impasse settlement under the FSLMRA?

5. In February 2010, the Central Falls, Rhode Island, school board decided to fire all its teachers at the end of that academic year. According to the Providence Journal, “Just an hour after the rally, the Central Falls school Board of Trustees, in a brief but intense meeting, voted 5–2 to fire every teacher at the school. In all, ninety-three names were read aloud in the high school auditorium—seventy-four classroom teachers, plus reading specialists, guidance counselors, physical education teachers, the school psychologist, the principal and three assistant principals.” [Jennifer D. Jordan, “Every Central Falls teacher fired, labor outrage,” Providence Journal, February 24, 2010.] What arguments might the teachers and their union raise in order to prevent this proposed action? How do you think these arguments would fare in court?