LL.M. in Labor and Employment Law
When to start
Length of program
Full time: One year (often including summer work on master's thesis)
Part time: Two or more years
Maximum permitted length: Six years, unless extended by the director of graduate studies
Courses (24 credits)
Required: You must take Labor Law and at least one course in employment law.
Electives: You may choose from a wide array of approved courses, including courses in the Department of Employment and Labor Relations, with the consent of the director.
Thesis (2 or 3 credits)
- Human resources offices
- Union advisers, union organizers, union lawyers
- Arbitrators, mediators/negotiators in union collective bargaining environments
- Law firms or sole practitioner (employer compliance or union representation)
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other federal agencies dealing with discrimination in employment
- Law firm hiring offices
|Professor Kingsley R. Browne |
A Wayne Law professor for more than 25 years and author of two books, he specialized in labor and employment law as a law firm partner and clerked for Justice Byron White of the U.S. Supreme Court.
|Assistant Professor Sanjukta Paul |
Her current research involves antitrust law, workers and collective action. She previously served as the David J. Epstein Fellow in Public Interest Law & Policy at UCLA Law School. There she designed and taught the Workers Rights Litigation Clinic.
|Part-time Professor Joseph P. Canfield |
He is a senior field attorney with Region 7 of the National Labor Relations Board.