Reinstated NLRB Rules and Union Organization: Lessons Learned From Amazon
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the status of reinstated NLRB rules and the Biden administration's current enforcement practices and priorities. The panel will discuss what comes next in union organization and NLRA actions after the vote of Amazon employees in Bessemer, Ala., to establish one of the company's only unions.
- Recent NLRB activity under Biden administration
- Proposed NLRB rule reinstatement/proposals
- Amazon warehouse union vote
- Best practices for union and non-union employers
- Anticipated NLRB future action
The panel will review these and other noteworthy issues:
- What NLRB rules have been reinstated, and which rules are the most likely to be reinstated/proposed under the Biden administration?
- How will the vote regarding unionizing by Amazon warehouse workers affect other employers?
- What questions remain for union and non-union employers following the anticipated changes to the NLRB?
- What steps should non-union and union employers anticipate to maintain NLRA compliance?
Brian R. Garrison
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath
Mr. Garrison represents and counsels employers on a broad range of complex labor and employment matters, with a... | Read More
Mr. Garrison represents and counsels employers on a broad range of complex labor and employment matters, with a particular focus on traditional labor issues. Businesses nationwide rely on Mr. Garrison for practical guidance on challenging labor matters--including clients in the automotive, construction, healthcare, gaming, logistics, manufacturing and utility industries. He represents management by serving as the primary spokesperson in collective bargaining negotiations, handling grievance arbitrations, and counseling clients on union organizing issues, work stoppages, and day-to-day contract administration issues. Mr. Garrison also has extensive experience in unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the NLRB. He assists clients with the labor implications of corporate transactions, providing strategic advice and counseling on the labor law issues that can arise in mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, and in facility consolidations, relocations and closings involving union and non-union facilities.Close
Sarah C. Yerger
Twenty-five years of experience in employment and labor law and litigation has equipped Ms. Yerger with a wide range of... | Read More
Twenty-five years of experience in employment and labor law and litigation has equipped Ms. Yerger with a wide range of knowledge and abilities to effectively advise both her public and private-sector clients in local, state and federal courts in addition to administrative matters before the EEOC, PHRC, PLRB, and NLRB. She routinely handles litigation in the federal district courts and has litigated commercial disputes, licensing issues, regulatory concerns and employment-related matters. Ms. Yerger serves as both a litigator and counselor, advising clients in matters such as: labor negotiations, arbitration and other union disputes; employment discrimination and harassment litigation; noncompete and other restrictive covenant litigation; FMLA compliance and litigation; and wage and hour compliance and litigation, among others. Before moving into private practice, Ms. Yerger worked in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Litigation Division for more than 13 years.Close