Professor Ann Hodges teaches and writes in the areas of labor and employment law, feminist legal theory, and nonprofit organizations. She is the co-author of West’s Principles of Employment Law and West’s Public Sector Employment: Cases and Materials and has written over two dozen articles, and numerous book chapters, on labor and employment related topics. Professor Hodges has served on the editorial board of the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal since 1996. She has been a member of the Labor Law Group, an invitation-only nonprofit organization for scholars and practitioners dedicated to producing high-quality materials to prepare students to practice labor and employment law, since 2007, and has served on its Editorial Committee since 2011. She is a frequent speaker at national symposiums on employment and labor law, and has made numerous presentations to academics, practitioners, nonprofit organizations, health care professionals, and cancer patients and their families. She is co-founder of the Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC), a nonprofit organization that assists cancer patients and their families with the business side of cancer. Professor Hodges received the University of Richmond's Distinguished Educator Award in 1995 and again in 2009, and received the Black Law Students Association’s Willie L. Moore Award in 2006.
Public Sector Employment: Cases and Materials (West 2d ed. 2011) (with Martin Malin and Joseph Slater).
Principles of Employment Law (ThomsonWest 2009) (with Rafael Gely, Peggie Smith and Susan Stabile).
Working with Cancer: How the Law Can Help Survivors Maintain Employment, 90 Wash. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2015).
Cultural Determinants of Workplace Arbitration in the United States and Italy, 23 Tul. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 37 (2014) (with Maurizio Del Conte).
Trilogy Redux: Using Arbitration to Rebuild the Labor Movement, 98 Minn. L. Rev. 1682 (2014).
Maintaining Union Resources in an Era of Public Sector Bargaining Retrenchment, 16 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 599 (2013).
Union Dues in the Public Sector: Legislative Changes and Legal Challenges, Ill. Pub. Emp. Rel. Rep., Vol. 30, Issue 2 (2013).
Using Experiential Education to Develop Human Resources for the Nonprofit Community: A Course Study Analysis, 6 Drexel L. Rev. 47 (2013).
The Sheathed Sword: Public-Sector Union Efficacy in Non-bargaining States, 27 ABA J. Lab. & Emp. L. 275 (2012) (with William Warwick).
Southern Solutions for Wisconsin Woes, 43 U. Tol. L. Rev. 633 (2012).
Avoiding Legal Seduction: Reinvigorating the Labor Movement to Balance Corporate Power, 94 Marq. L. Rev. 889 (2011).
Fallout From 14 Penn Plaza v. Pyett: Fractured Arbitration Systems in the Unionized Workplace, 2010 J. Disp. Resol. 19.
Lessons From the Laboratory: The Polar Opposites on the Public Sector Labor Law Spectrum, 18 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 735 (2009).
The Electronic Workplace, 12 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 1 (2008) (with L. Camille Hebert).
The Limits of Multiple Rights and Remedies: A Call for Revisiting the Law of the Workplace, in Discrimination At Workplace: A Critical Study (The Icfai University Press, 2007) (reprinted from 22 Hofstra Lab. & Emp. L.J. 601).
2007 Professors' Update to Grodin, Malin & Weisberger's Public Sector Employment: Cases and Materials (with Martin H. Malin and Joseph E. Slater).
Strategies for Combating Sexual Harassment: The Role of Labor Unions, 15 Tex. J. Women & L. 183 (2006).
Fulfilling the Promise of the National Labor Relations Act: A Review of Taking Back the Workers Law, 57 Lab. L. J. 176 (2006).
Bargaining for Privacy in the Unionized Workplace, 22 Int'l J. Comp. Lab. L. & Indus. Rel. 147 (2006).
The Limits of Multiple Rights and Remedies: A Call for Revisiting the Law of the Workplace, The 40th Anniversary of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Symposium, 22 Hofstra Lab. & Emp. L.J. 601 (2005).
Bargaining for Privacy in the Unionized Workplace, Workplace Privacy: Here and Abroad, Proceedings of New York University 58th Annual Conference on Labor (Kluwer Legal International, 2005).
The Business Fallout from the Rapid Obsolescence and Planned Obsolescence of High-tech Products: Downsizing of Noncompetition Agreements, 6 Colum. Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 3 (2004-2005) (with Porcher L. Taylor, III). [Journal] [L] [W]
Union Representation in Employment Arbitration, in Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice for Americans of Average Means (Samuel Estreicher & Joy Radice eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014).
Speech of Government Employees, in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (Routledge 2007).
Matters of Public Concern Standard in Free Speech Cases, in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (Routledge 2007).
Disciplining Public Employees for Expressive Activity, in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (Routledge 2007).
Supreme Court to weigh public-sector union dues (The Wall Street Journal)
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016
Is the Court poised for the shift to the right? (VirginiaFirst.com)
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
GOP's Walker proposes vast union restrictions (AP via Yahoo Finance)
Mon., Sep. 14, 2015
The Supreme Court should leave well enough alone (The Washington Times)
Tue., Jul. 28, 2015
Judge reinstates housing discrimination case (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Thu., Jun. 4, 2015
Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers (Associated Press)
Wed., Apr. 15, 2015
UAW Creates Local At VW Plant To Stay Relevant (Law360)
Thu., Jul. 10, 2014
Student or employee? (Virginia Business)
Sat., Jun. 28, 2014
College players union approved (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Thu., Mar. 27, 2014
UAW faced tough sell with satisfied Volkswagen workers (Detroit Free Press)
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014
Church Credit Cards: Picking a Card & Accepting Donations (CardHub)
Thu., Sep. 19, 2013
Fast-Food Worker Strikes Herald New Organizing Model (Law360)
Fri., Aug. 23, 2013
Last chance for Hostess Brands: Mediation (CNN Money)
Tue., Nov. 20, 2012
Are churches following the law when it comes to politics? (WTVR-TV)
Wed., Oct. 17, 2012
Employer Requests for Passwords on the Rise (The Heartland Institute)
Fri., May. 11, 2012
A new era for noncompetes (Virginia Business)
Sat., Jan. 28, 2012
Feminist Legal Theory