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ULP Case Update

Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Law Conference 2024
Employment Law |  Employment Discrimination Law
Paul Hitterman, JD |  Natasha E. Jenkins, JD |  Khristian G. Parker
59 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 25, 2024
Product Type:
On Demand - Also available: On Demand  10
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Tags: Labor Law


This panel will discuss recent Board cases representing significant developments in Board jurisprudence. This will include discussions of what constitutes protected concerted activity, and the Board’s expanded remedies.


Paul Hitterman, JD's Profile

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Regional Attorney

National Labor Relations Board, Region 13

Paul Hitterman has spent his entire career with the National Labor Relations Board. He began as an Appellate Court attorney, where he represented the Board in almost all Courts of Appeals before moving to Chicago as a trial attorney. Since being in Region 13, he has worked to enforce the National Labor Relations Act as an attorney, supervisor, and manager. Since becoming Regional Attorney in 2014, he has been responsible for all of the Region’s legal work.

Natasha E. Jenkins, JD's Profile

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Clark Hill PLC

Ms. Jenkins is a Labor & Employment Attorney at the law firm of Littler Mendelson P.C. which is the largest labor and employment law firm in the U.S.

Before Littler, she was a Labor Relations Manager & Arbitration Attorney for United Airlines, Inc. In that role, she served as lead counsel in grievance proceedings, mediations, and arbitrations to ensure that collective bargaining agreements and disciplinary procedures were consistently enforced across company divisions.

Ms. Jenkins formerly served as General Counsel of Teamsters Local 700 and before that she served as Senior Attorney for the Chicago Transit Authority, where she represented the Authority in complex employment lawsuits and labor matters. Before CTA, she served as Labor & Employment Counsel for the Illinois Department of Central Management Services, representing over 20 Illinois state agencies in labor arbitrations involving employee discharge or contract disputes. Ms. Jenkins is also a former Assistant Attorney General, where she practiced civil litigation.

Ms. Jenkins is also the immediate past president of the Cook County Bar Association (CCBA), which is the oldest association of African American lawyers and judges in the nation, founded in 1914. She was the youngest woman president in the organization’s history.

Ms. Jenkins received a B.A. from Hamilton College in 2007 and a J.D. from UIC Law School in 2012. Moreover, her experience as a legal advocate in both the public and private sector allow her to zealously advocate on behalf of her clients.

In her spare time, she loves to travel, cook and spend time with her family.

Khristian G. Parker's Profile

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General Counsel

Teamsters Local Union No. 705

Khristian G. Parker is General Counsel for Teamsters Local 705. Khristian joined Teamsters Local 705 in 2017 as its first African-American and second woman to serve as general counsel in Local 705’s history. As general counsel, her role is to create and execute the union’s legal strategies, represent the local in federal and state court, and other administrative agencies including the NLRB, ILRB, and EEOC. Khristian also represents the union and membership in grievance arbitration hearings and advises the union’s Executive Board regarding the day-to-day administration of the union.

Prior to her current position, she was staff specialist attorney for the Illinois Nurses Association, and she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Mark J. Lopez, Circuit Court of Cook County (retired).

Additionally, Khristian is an adjunct professor at Northern Illinois University College of Law teaching labor law. Khristian is currently a member of the Cook County Bar Association, the Union Lawyer Alliance of the AFL-CIO, the Institute for Law in the Workplace, and sits on the Alumni Council for Northern Illinois University College of Law. 

Khristian received her law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami.