Employee Free Choice Act
Legal Strategies for Employers Facing Broader Unionizing Rights
Employee Free Choice Act re-introduced in Congress on March 10
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will explain the key features of the Employee Free Choice Act and provide proactive approaches for employers to prepare for the coming law.
- Background and current status of Employee Free Choice Act
- Key features of Employee Free Choice Act
- Certification of union without secret ballot
- Increased penalties and fines for unfair labor practices
- Tighter timelines for collective bargaining contract
- Preparing for Employee Free Choice Act
- Train managers and supervisors on recognizing union activity
- Self-audit employment practices and address problem areas
- Maintain open communication with employees regarding union organizing issues
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How will the Employee Free Choice Act change how workplaces are unionized and how contracts are formed?
- What are the penalties under EFCA for employers who commit unfair labor practices?
- What should employers do now to prepare for the impact of the new law?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Teresa R. Tracy
She is chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Group. She represents management in all areas of labor and employment... | Read More
She is chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Group. She represents management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. She has successfully represented companies across the United States in union organizing campaigns, grievances and arbitrations, and collective bargaining.Close
Andrew J. Rolfes
He represents management clients in a wide variety of labor and employment matters. He represents private and public... | Read More
He represents management clients in a wide variety of labor and employment matters. He represents private and public sector employers in labor relations matters, including union representation elections, unfair labor practice proceedings, labor arbitrations and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.Close
Steven M. Swirsky
Epstein Becker & Green
He advises employers in a wide range of industries and represents management in union avoidance, organizing campaigns,... | Read More
He advises employers in a wide range of industries and represents management in union avoidance, organizing campaigns, and related proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He frequently writes and speaks on a wide range of labor and employment law matters.Close
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