There are always risks involved when workers take action to improve conditions in their workplace. Because this is often done without access to professional legal advice, it’s important for workers to educate themselves as a first step towards ensuring that any actions are taken in a way that best protects the workers involved.
Labor Law for the Rank and Filer provides an accessible introduction to existing labor law in the United States, and is of particular use for workers who are beginning to wade into organizing efforts and campaigns. In this session, we’ll examine some relevant aspects of the law, and also create a space to discuss recent actions taken by workers at large tech companies as they pertain to existing labor laws.
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