Professor John Logan Quoted on New Federal Labor Rules and on other Labor Topics by Major News Organizations
Department Chair and Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan spoke to major news outlets about the new penalties that the National Labor Relations Board set. The new rules involve expanding the fees to collect from companies that act illegally intending to stop workers from unionizing.
According to Logan, most employees are not interested in unionizing due to attractive compensations and fear of resignation. “Increasing the currently meaningless penalties for terminating workers is the most obvious thing to fix that,” Logan said.
Read the full news stories and listen to the podcast by visiting the links below:
- November 25, 2022, Market Watch, Labor secretary takes to Starbucks and Amazon’s hometown paper to point out ‘more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes’.
- December 2, 2022, The Daily Beast, How Starbucks’ Union Push Spilled Over to Peet’s Coffee.
- December 4, 2022, Boston Globe, Walsh helped avoid a rail strike, but now must mend Biden administration relations with angry unions.
- December 8, 2022, Law360, Challengers' Wins In UAW Vote Signal New Direction At Union.
- December 10, 2022, KNX News, More men are leaving the workforce now.
- December 13, 2022, The Washington Post, New penalties for companies that illegally fire workers who unionize.