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Employment Law (LAWS 5726)

Course Info

In Employment Law class, you learn about  employer-employee relations in non-union settings.


Thomas H. Barnard

One of Ohio’s premiere labor and employment lawyers, Tom Barnard’s practice focuses on all aspects of labor and employment law, including complex employment litigation, class actions, jury trials, administrative hearings, collective bargaining and arbitrations.  He also has considerable experience representing government entities as well as private sector employers.  Before coming to Ogletree, Tom chaired the Labor and Employment Group for over ten years at his prior law firm.  Tom previously held significant governmental positions with the U.S. Department of Labor (1968 - 1971); Deputy Counsel for Litigation, Labor Management Laws, 1970 and Special Counsel to the Solicitor, 1971. He also is a frequent national speaker on labor and employment matters and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Andy Dorchak coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. He also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.


The syllabus for your course is available on Canvas.


Study Aids

These study aids are available online.  Please click the hyperlinked title to view them. For instructions on how to use the specific platforms, including troubleshooting, please view Andy Dorchak's Study Aids Research Guide.


The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Employment Law lessons are available on the CALI Website.

If you do not have a CALI account, please contact the reference librarian for assistance.