Growing waves of protests over wages and other employment issues at fast food and retail companies are labor unions’ newest way to organize an untapped segment of American workers. Although strikes are often associated with labor unions, the workers involved in these strikes are not unionized – yet. Employers without unionized workforces can sometimes fall into a trap by disciplining or discharging employees who are engaged in protected, concerted activities.
For employers, an ounce of protection is truly worth a pound of cure. Click through the webinar presentation to learn about the recent strikes, why they are occurring, and how to lawfully confront such activities before, during and after.