8 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. Program begins
Noon Lunch (provided)
4:30 p.m. Program adjourns


  • 64% of Americans now view unions favorably.
  • Record low unemployment is increasing worker expectations and making them more willing to take risks.
  • Will recent improvements in labor laws be reversed as political winds change?
  • Find out how to protect your workforce in a changing legal and labor climate.


  • The legal climate is changing fast, but will it last?
        - Right-to-work,
        - Reversal of broad “joint employer” definition,
        - Reversal of NLRB “Ambush” election procedures,
        - Restoration of employer control over email, etc.
    Legal changes are creating a more favorable environment for employers. Which of these changes are likely to last? Which depend on the outcome of 2020 elections?
  • Changes to NLRB Rules on Employee Handbooks and Workplace Investigations. What should go in and what should stay out of your personnel policies.
  • Social media, electronic union cards, internet organizing – how unions use technology to reach your employees and attack you.
  • Union activity on your property – Know how to protect your rights.
  • The “Basics” – What hasn’t changed.
  • Analyzing your Risk – See your employees through “union eyes.”


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