New Law Stops Employers from Hosting Mandatory Anti-Union Meetings

A recently enacted state law in New York has put an end to mandatory “captive-audience meetings,” which were often used by employers to convey anti-union messages to their employees. Governor Kathy Hochul signed this legislation in response to increasing unionization efforts, particularly following shifts in the labor landscape during the pandemic. In this Buffalo Business First article, HSE Attorney Anna McCarthy, sheds light on New York’s new law, its implications, and the challenges that may arise from it. 


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