How ADR could help collective bargaining negotiations
As a result of the economic downturn and government efforts to cut costs, public sector collective bargaining has come to the forefront of the political landscape. The timely topic will be tackled at the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution symposium on Feb. 17.
The symposium will bring together scholars and professionals to examine the current role of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in collective bargaining and suggest ways to improve negotiations in the future. ...
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Symposium to examine Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Paying foreign officials for the purpose of obtaining or retaining business is in violation of the 35-year-old Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Yet many multinational companies and their advisors struggle with the aggressive enforcement by the United States, in the midst of vast expansion of business globally.
The topic will be taken up at a March 16 symposium, “The FCPA at Thirty-Five and Its Impact on Global Business.”
Moritz Professor read by millions in New York Times
He swivels on a leather chair away from two computer monitors atop his L-shaped, dark-colored wood desk. A bookshelf stands perpendicular to the desk, inhabiting an entire wall of his office. The shelf nearest to the floor holds a collection of binders; their spines read: “DealBook.”
The New York native grasps a Starbucks cup with a tea tag hanging out its lid and gives a welcoming smile. He shares, “I’ve become a Midwesterner. I go back to New York and get annoyed by the crowds.”
Even though Professor Steven Davidoff only travels back to New York every month or so, his name settles on the pages of the city’s world-renowned newspaper, The New York Times.
Transforming Race: Visions of Change
What would one or two generations of significant racial progress in the U.S. look like in the areas of science and technology, philanthropy, education, democratic practice, and others? What seeds of change are in place right now? How do we get from here to there?
At Transforming Race: Visions of Change – hosted by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and held March 15-17, 2012 in Columbus – 500-plus advocates, researchers, community leaders, activists, policymakers, students and just-plain-folks will offer thoughtful and provocative answers to these and related questions.