Understanding Labor and Management's Roles in the Current Political Process

(318 Ratings)

Produced on: April 06, 2016

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Labor unions have long remained a steady force in the political process expressing their views on policies and issues. Most recently, in the wake of Citizens United v. FEC, labor unions have been participating in the political process through independent expenditure activity. In today’s world, management needs to understand the role that unions play in the political process and effective strategies for compliance with both election and labor laws. Join Angelo J. Genova, Esq. of Genova Burns LLC to learn more about labor and management’s roles in the current political process.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Gain a basic understanding of the rules governing union political activity 

II.    Understand how labor unions influence public policy through political activity

III.   Identify the roles of labor and management in the political process  

IV.   Develop strategies for compliance



Angelo J. Genova

Genova Burns Giantomasi Webster

Angelo J. Genova, Senior Partner, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Firm, has extensive experience in complex civil and business litigation, employment litigation, labor law, government contracts law, procurement law, campaign finance political law and appellate advocacy.


Reflecting his career commitment to the foremost in ethical standards, Mr. Genova was recently honored by the Essex County Bar Association with its 2014 Achievement Award for Civil Trial Attorney, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting integrity, professionalism, zealous advocacy and the fair administration of justice in the Essex County legal community and the legal profession generally. In 2014 he was also the recipient of the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey’s “Good Guy” award, which recognizes New Jersey men who support, encourage, mentor and assist women in their advancement in professional and political life. Politicker NJ has consistently named Mr. Genova to its annual Power List, most recently in 2014 and 2013, calling him one of the “most deadly courtroom lawyers in the State,” (2013) and possessing the “most fearsome preparation of any other attorney on the landscape.” (2014).


Over the years, Mr. Genova has been selected as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” by his peers, having been named the “Top Vote Getter” in 2008 and 2010, “Number 2 Vote Getter” in 2015, “Number 3 Vote Getter” in 2011, and consistently named in the “Top 100” or “Top Ten” categories since 2005. Since 1987, he has been named by “Best Lawyers” in the categories of Business Litigation and Labor and Employment Law. Chambers USA has placed him among its Leading Lawyers for Business Litigation and Labor and Employment Law. He is rated AV® by Martindale Hubbell. He was named by Human Resources Executive Magazine as among the nation’s “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys for 2013.” Mr. Genova was also named to Law Dragon® Top 20 in Traditional Labor and Employment Law in 2013.


Amy S.

Very interesting discussion.

Lorenzo L.

Clear and thorough presentation!

Steven B.

Excellent speaker.

Henry V.

Great overview

Steve S.

I learned alot

carolyn w.

A good, concise overview of key considerations.

Ethan C.

Good overview of a controversial subject.

Kiman L.

Great presentation. Very interesting.

Christina A.

Well done.

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