As the economy reopens, employers need to be aware of both the upsurge in informal and formal union and worker activism, and their legal responsibilities under these circumstances. The pandemic has created a fertile environment for unions to organize employees. So-called worker justice organizations have also been ignited. This activity catches many non-union employers off-guard. Now is the time to educate yourself about your rights and obligations – and plan for responding to such activity. Please join labor attorney Beverly Alfon of SmithAmundsen for this informative and timely presentation.
Topics will include:
- Signs of union organizing and worker activism
- How the National Labor Relations Act applies to the non-union workplace, including basic do’s and don’ts when faced with worker activism and/or union organizing
- What preemptive steps to take to reduce risks of union organizing
- What legal obligations come into play with a unionized workforce (what it would mean for you and your employees).