So Your Employees Want to Unionize… Now What?

Employment law expert Richard Verstegen will explain unionization from the employer’s perspective. You will learn how to identify and respond to labor-organizing initiatives.

Topics Covered:

  • Why is employee interest in forming unions growing?
  • What are the signs your employees are organizing?
  • What laws cover unionization?
  • How do union campaigns work?
  • How should you respond to organizing activities?
  • What actions can you take legally? Which should you avoid?
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Training Overview

Are your employees trying to unionize?

This month, a Forbesarticle declared, “Organized labor continues to gain support in the U.S. Public support for unions is at its highest rate since 1965, and union election petitions grew 57% in the first half of the fiscal year.”

Whether your employees are unionizing today or it is a vague idea floating around, you need to act now. You must understand the laws and best practices for responding to unionization campaigns.

  • Why is employee interest in forming unions growing?
  • What are the signs your employees are organizing?
  • What laws cover unionization?
  • How do union campaigns work?
  • How should you respond to organizing activities?
  • What actions can you take legally? Which should you avoid?
Recommended Audience
Who Should Attend?
  • Human resources professionals
  • Business owners
  • Plant managers
  • Finance professionals
  • Operations managers
  • Safety managers
  • Employee relations staff
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Executive directors
  • Senior management
  • Program directors
  • Bargaining leaders
APPROVAL AND VALIDITY
Credits
  • This program has been approved for 1.0 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
What's included
Training includes
  • 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Richard F. Verstegen
  • Partner with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison, Wisconsin
  • School Law Practice Group and Labor and Employment Group
  • Represents educational institutions in a variety of education law matters
  • Published many articles regarding education and employment law
  • Former president of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
  • Current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School