Michael Ferrell Quoted in “Are Strikes Becoming More Common?”


Michael S. Ferrell, Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Chicago office, was quoted in SHRM, in “Are Strikes Becoming More Common?” by Allen Smith.

Following is an excerpt:

“I think there is a trend favoring strikes right now, in part driven by the tight labor market and the leverage at bargaining generally being on the side of labor right now to press for wage increases,” said Michael Ferrell, an attorney with Epstein Becker Green in Chicago. There aren’t a lot of people to hire and people can go elsewhere for a better job or higher pay.