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Merrick School of Business

Richard Trotter

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

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

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

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. (2013). In Re Baltimore County MD and The Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge25131LA 1546-1555 June 26,2013. Bloomberg-BNA Labor Relations Reporter. 131,No28(No 38), 1547-1556.

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.

Trotter, R. G. (2010). Transgender Discrimination and the Law. Contemporary Issues in Education Research,The Clute Institute. 3(2), 55-60.

Conference Proceedings

Trotter, R. G. (2011). Ricci v.DeStefano:What Employers Can Learn About Employment Testing and Title VII Compliance. Hawaii International Conference on Business. Volume 11(May 2011),

Trotter, R. G. (2011). Ricci v.DeStefano:What Employers Can Learn About Employment Testing and Title VII Compliance. Hawaii International Conference on Business. (May 2011),

Written Case

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

Trotter, R. G. (2009). Johns Hopkins University and Public Service Employees' Local 572, Laborer's International Union of North America. The Bureau of National Affairs. 126(LA 650), 650-656.

Trotter, R. G. (2009). American Electric Power Co. and Individual Grievant Arbitration Decision. The Bureau of National Affairs. 123(LA 1438), 1438-1444.

Presentations

Trotter, R. G. Yes "Transgender Discrimination and the Law," Clute Institute,Littleton CO, Las Vegas,Nevada. (2009).

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.

"The Gender Pay Gap" (On-Going)