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Richard G. Trotter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management

Department of Management and International Business
Office: Business Center 551
Phone: 410.837.5063
E-mail: rtrotter@ubalt.edu

Education:

  • J.D., Rutgers University
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Columbia University
  • Bio

    Dr. Richard Trotter is an Associate Professor of Management whose doctorate is from the University of Pennsylvania and also has a J.D. from Rutgers University and is a member of the Pennsylvania and the U.S. Supreme Court bar. His teaching interests are in the areas of employment law, labor relations, human resource management, organizational behavior and international business. His research interests are in employment law-employment discrimination; labor relations-Employee Free Choice Act; international business and economic development

  • Research Interests

    Employment Law- Employment Discrmination Labor Relations-Employee Free Choice Act International and Economice Development

  • Teaching Interests

    Employment Law,Labor Relations,Human Resource Management,Organizational Behavior and International Business

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Trotter, R. G., Zacur, S. R., & Stickney, L. T. (2017). The New Age of Pay Transparency. Business Horizons.

    Trotter, R. G. (2013). United Parcel Service-Federal Express-National Labor Relations Act -Railway Labor Act -Union Employees UPS-Independent Contractor Fed Ex -Current Developments of the Legal Status of Fed -Ex Workers. American Journal of Management. 13/3(13/3), 67-76.

    Trotter, R. G., & Zacur, S. R. (2012). Investigation of Sexual Harassment Complaints: An Update for Managers and Employers. SAM Advanced Management Journal. 77(1), 28-37.

    Conference Proceedings

    Trotter, R. G. (2012). Pay Transparency Practice in the United States. Hawaii Conference on International Business. (12 Annual Conference on Business),

    Non-Refereed Journal Articles

    Trotter, R. G. (2013). In re Baltimore County MD and The fraternal Order of Police. Bllomber Bureau of National Affairs Labor Reporter. 131(LA 131), 1546-1555.

    Written Case

    R. G. (2015). Labor Arbitration Award-In re Northhampton Hospital Company LLC (Easton Pa. and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania. Labor Arbitration Awards-Bloomberg -BNA. Vol.135 No.20(1043-5514), 953-960.

    Trotter, R. G. (2015). Labor Arbitration Award-In re North Philadelphia Health System and international Union Security Police and Fir Professionals of AmericaLabor Arbitration Reports. 135,No 19(135 LA -901-952), 914-919.

    Trotter, R. G. (2015). Labor Arbitration case-In re-U.S Department of Labor(Washington D.C and Local 12 AFGE. Labor Arbitration Reports-Bloomberg-BNA. 133 LA(133 LA), 833-835.

    Trotter, R. G. (2013). In Re Giant Food,INC and International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers,Automotive Lodge 1486,District Lodge 4. Bloomberg-BNA Labor Relations Reporter. 131(NO.14), 725-732.

    Presentations

    Trotter, R. G. Eurasia Business Research Conference, "The Legal Rights of Unpaid and Paid Interns:An Emerging Area of Employment Law," World Business Institute, Istanbul,Turkey. (2015).

    Trotter, R. G. Hawaii International conference on Business, "Protected Concerted Activity Under Section 7 of the national Labor Relations Act:A New Frontier for Non-Union Employees to Organize and Improve Terms and Conditions of Employment," co-sponsored -Labor and Management in Development -Asia Journal of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Honolulu,Hawaii-May 2014. (2014).

    Trotter, R. G. Hawaii Conference on international Business, "United Parcel Service -Federal Express National labor relations Act Railway ActIndependent Contractor or Employee," co-sponsors Labour and Management in Development and Asia Journal of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Honolulu -Hawaii. (2013).

    Trotter, R. G. Hawaii International Conference on Business, "Pay Transparency and Pay Equality," co-sponsors-Asia journal of Entrepreneurship, Honolulu-Hawaii. (2012).

    Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Trotter, Richard G., Sponsored by (2014 - 2015).

    Media Contributions

    none (2015).

    Research in Progress

    "Ethics of Employment Testing (topic)" (On-Going)
    Ethics of Employment Testing (topic)

    "Ricci V.DeStefano-What Employers Can Learn About Developing Employment Tests" (On-Going)
    The case of Ricci v. DeStefano was a landmark case involving the issues of disparate treatment and disparate impact as regards employment testing.my paper will focus on what employers can learn in making and developing employment tests that from the Supreme Courts decision

    "The Developing Law in Transgender Discrimination Cases"
    Much has been written about employment discrimination against individuals based on sexual orientation,but now there is an emerging case law dealing with the specific issue of transgender discrimination.