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Preparing for the Unexpected: Facing a Unionization Campaign

As an employer, you may find yourself unexpectedly facing a unionization campaign. But if you laid the proper groundwork long before the signs a union organizing campaign is in the making, responding is much easier and more likely to lead to a "no" v...

Prevent Union Organizing, Union Avoidance Training

A Holistic Approach to Maintaining a Union-Free Culture

A holistic approach to building a union-free culture is a holistic strategy to support the whole employee – physically, mentally, socially, and financially. At Projections, we also add authentically. This is quite different from a strategy in which...

Authentic Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, Positive Employee Relations

We’re in the Proactive Era: Here’s How Labor and Employee Relations are Forever Changed

As leaders, we’re expected to step up – and stay one step ahead – of the challenges facing workers today. This shift has ushered us into a new era of labor and employee relations – something Projections calls the Proactive Era....

Authentic Leadership, Positive Employee Relations

Using a Dedicated Website to Communicate During a Union Organizing Drive

Table Of Contents 1Social Media Among Generations2A Manager-Facing Website for Union Organizing3The Benefits of Employee Sites, Dark Sites, and More4What to Include in Your Employee-Focused Website: 5Next Steps If you’re committed to keepi...

Union Campaign Communication, UP: Responding

The Power of Positive Employee Relations when Making Tough Decisions

Continuing to build trust when management is forced to make these tough decisions is rooted in honest communication, a willingness to accept feedback, and a commitment to do what is possible to ease the impacts. This is how companies stay union-free...

Disengaged Employees, Positive Employee Relations

Employee Relations Best Practices to Stay Union-Free

It's no secret that to become an employer of choice, you must embrace positive employee relations. In addition to helping your workplace to remain union-free, this will also foster a strong sense of community and boost employee retention....

Positive Employee Relations, Prevent Union Organizing

The Cost of Unionization

What is the cost of unionization? For union members, it’s typically around two-and-a-half hours of pay each month. But, for a company, the cost of unionization is more in line with a 30% increase in operating expenses. And the cost of a union to a ...

Prevent Union Organizing, UP: Recognizing

Handbilling and Informational Picketing the “Old School” Union Way

Informational picketing is very common and a simple concept. It refers to carrying signs or handing out flyers or handbills that inform the public of things like the employer doesn't employ union members or doesn't have a union contract. If a workpl...

Labor Law, Prevent Union Organizing

Amazon Union Vote Results: What Do They Mean?

Amazon has come to represent companies that have managed to stay union-free, despite numerous efforts by unions, employee activists at various Amazon locations, and a host of alt-labor groups pushing for unionization....

Labor Law, Prevent Union Organizing

The Labor Relations Readiness System

Today, many organizations are concerned about the potential for increased union organizing activity, and with good reason. The aftermath of the pandemic, changing legislation such as the PRO Act, shifting public sentiment toward unions, and employee ...

Employer of Choice, Leadership Training, Prevent Union Organizing

How the NLRA Can Help You Stay Union-Free

Congress enacted the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) in 1935 to “protect the rights of employees and employers, to encourage collective bargaining, and to curtail certain private sector labor and management practices, which ca...

Labor Law, Prevent Union Organizing, UP: Preventing

Recognizing and Responding to Union Salting

Table Of Contents 1What is Union Salting?2Recognizing the Signs of a Union Salt 2.1Common Salting Signs and Strategies3Responding to Salting 4Employer and Employee Rights 4.1Know Your Rights – Stay Within the Law5Role of Bias 6H...

Positive Employee Relations, Prevent Union Organizing

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