In episode 67, Coffey talks with Jon Hyman about the reinvigorated union movement in the US.
They discuss the main factors causing a renewed focus on unionization; how Gen-Z has been energized to pursue safe and fair workplace environments; the signs that employees are ready to unionize; the best way that employers can avoid unionization; actions employers should take when faced with an organization effort; and limits of employers and organizers during a union campaign.
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Jon Hyman, chair of the Employment and Labor Practice Group and co-chair of the Craft Beer Practice Group at Wickens Herzer Panza, in Avon, Ohio, where he is a shareholder and sits on the Board of Directors.
Jon applies his 25 years of experience as a management-side employment lawyer to provide businesses with proactive solutions to solve their workforce problems and reactive solutions when they find themselves litigating against an employee or group of employees.
Jon is also the author of the award winning Ohio Employer Law Blog, which he updates daily.