July 13, 2022
2022 NLRB Investigations: Bargaining Units, Independent Contractors, Handbooks, Captive Audiences, Arbitration
Faegre Drinker labor and employment partner Ryan Funk presented on “2022 NLRB Investigations: Bargaining Units, Independent Contractors, Handbooks, Captive Audiences, Arbitration” — which included contributions from Sarah Yerger of Yerger Law — during a Strafford CLE course webinar on July 13, 2022. The webinar focused on the growing enforcement activities by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) under the Biden administration. The panel addressed how the recent successful certifications of unions by Amazon and Starbucks employees have increased scrutiny of businesses with organizing employees, as well as the NLRB's new standards for determining bargaining units and independent contractor status, evaluating lawful employment policies and handbooks and what constitutes captive audiences.