Quickie Elections Are Here: Is Your Labor Relations Strategy Up to the Task?

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
You will learn about the new Labor Board elections rules, and how to develop a comprehensive labor relations strategy to meet these challenges.

The new Labor Board election rules demonstrate and reinforce the need to have an effective labor/human relations strategy in place to ensure that employees are engaged, productive and involved. The new quickie election rules significantly change the legal and practical steps you must take to respond to labor relations challenges. Using videos, participative dialogue and comprehensive checklists to educate you on the new rules, you will learn effective proactive labor relations strategies/programs and critical steps to take immediately if faced with union organizing efforts. This session will provide you with a: · Comprehensive update of the changes in the Labor Board Election Rules. · Comprehensive knowledge of the employee relations challenges that typically lead to discontent and labor relations challenges. · Detailed guidance on assessing and identifying particular areas of labor relations risk.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Timothy A. Davis


Tim concentrates his practice exclusively on labor and employment law in the representation of management.  Tim is the Managing Partner/Office Head for Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete’s Kansas City and Des Moines offices.  Constangy is recognized as a “go to” employment law firm and one of the best law firms in America for employers. 

Tim advises and defends clients on all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including advising clients on compliance with various federal and state employment laws, developing and managing handbooks, policies and LOA programs and counseling clients regarding difficult accommodation, discipline and discharge scenarios.  Tim has also developed a special focus on managing labor relations, union avoidance and litigating cases before the National Labor Relations Board. 

In this capacity, Tim is a nationally recognized labor & employment lawyer.  Recent recognitions include:

  • A “Top Ranked Labor & Employment Lawyer” by the United States Chamber of Commerce
  • “Top Ten Most Influential Employment Lawyers” by Business Today
  • Ingram’s “Employment Lawyer of the Year”
  • “Best Lawyer” by Ingram’s
  • “Top Labor Lawyers in America” by LRI.

Tim is also active in the human resources community as a member of SHRM and is the former President of SHRM-KC.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
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