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Associate Professor of Law Faculty
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 1110

Administrative Assistant: Gloria Joy
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 518


J.D., University of Virginia, 1988
B.S., Cornell University, 1985

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Collective Bargaining
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law
Labor Law & Collective Bargaining

Hayes joined the University of Baltimore School of Law faculty in 1998 following three years as an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law. He has taught courses in labor law, collective bargaining, employment law, employment discrimination, torts, negotiation and other lawyering skills. In the past few years, Hayes has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland; at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Md.; and at Albany Law School. Before his teaching career, Hayes practiced labor and employment law for six years with Sherman, Dunn, Cohen, Leifer and Yellig in Washington, D.C., and for one year as a staff counsel to the National Labor Relations Board. Hayes has a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.S. from Cornell University, where he graduated first in his class from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

Selected Publications

Books and Book Chapters

The Campaign Guide: Organizing the Construction Industry (co-editor) (BCTD, AFL-CIO 2004) & Annual Supplements.

Articles and Essays

Leaving Maryland Workers Behind: A Comparison of State Employee Leave Statutes, 9 U. Md. J. of Race, Religion, Gender & Class 19 (2009)

Critique of the Veil of Fair Representation, 36 U. Balt. Law Forum 25 (2007)

That Pernicious PoP-Up, The Prima Facie Case, 39 Suffolk L. Rev. 343 (2006)

Improving Security Through Reducing Employee Rights, 10 Jus Gentium 55 (2004)

Let Unions Be Unions: Allowing Grants of Benefits During Representation Campaigns, 5 U. Pa. J. Empl. & Lab. L. 259 (Winter, 2003)

After “Hiding the Ball” Is Over: How the NLRB Must Change Its Approach to Decisionmaking, 33 Rutgers L. J. 523 (2002)

Has Wright Line Gone Wrong? An Examination of the National Labor Relations Board's Approach to Pretext Cases, 65 Mo. L. Rev., No. 4 (2001)

Employer Liability for Supervisors' Intentional Torts: The Uncertain Scope of the “Alter Ego” Exception (with Quinn Broverman), 86 Ill. Bar. J. 154 (1998)

Articles on Social Science Research Network