The COVID-19 outbreak rendered many workplaces dormant, but frontline workers in the grocery, delivery, and medical fields have felt the effects of the massive influx in demand for their services caused by the pandemic. There have been employee protests, threats to strike or sick-out, demands for hazard pay and enhanced workplace safety measures. This program addresses both unionized and non-unionized workforces and shifts in bargaining power and the rise in union organizing. What does all this mean with a National Labor Relations Board under the Trump administration that prior to COVID-19 was issuing more employer-friendly decisions?
Credits: 0.75 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 0 Other PR
Ross H. Friedman, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Chicago
Paul Hitterman, National Labor Relations Board, Chicago
Originally presented as part of the Employment Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9003-20U.