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Do I Need to Create a Rapid Response Team to Prevent Union Organizing?

Labor unions are more active today than they have been for years, giving new importance to the Rapid Response Team to prevent unionization and to manage union campaign should one start. Long before a union organizing campaign starts, there are signs ...

Prevent Union Organizing, UP: Preventing

How to Manage an Unfair Labor Practice (Particularly During Union Organizing)

Learning to manage an unfair labor practice well is not only necessary, but it's also vital to the outcome of the entire process....

Labor Law, UP: Responding

Trader Joe’s Unionizing: A Look At Internal Unions & Advice For Employers

Trader Joe's unionizing started when workers voted for a union in a single store, and did it as an independent union. What does this mean for the other 499 stores in the chain? What are the implications for your business that this is yet another addi...

Prevent Union Organizing

Current Labor Trends in the Transportation Industry

The following sections explore some of the most common and challenging current labor trends in the transportation industry that are impacting positive employee relations in transportation, warehousing, and logistics....

Prevent Union Organizing

What Are Employers Rights During Union Organizing?

If you are facing a union that is working to organize employees at your company, your first instinct may be to want to panic, and panic leads to mistakes. It’s important, however, to know there are actions you can do to prevent unionization as...

Labor Law, Union Avoidance Training, UP: Responding

Employee Walkouts, Strikes, and Protests – How Can You Prepare?

You must prepare for an employee walkout, strike, or protest, even if you are not a unionized workplace....

Positive Employee Relations, Prevent Union Organizing

Labor Relations Consulting in the Retail Industry

As the retail industry experiences intensifying unionization efforts, labor relations consulting in retail is becoming critical to staying union-free....

Consulting, Positive Employee Relations

The Age of Affiliation: 2022 Labor Relations in the Retail Industry

If we remember 2021 for the Pandemic, the Great Resignation, or even for Striketober, we may remember 2022 as the Age of Affiliation - specifically with organized labor. Increasingly, however, the news is filled with images of retail employees picket...

Positive Employee Relations, Prevent Union Organizing

What Can We Learn from TikTok, Free Weed, and an Amazon Union Campaign?

Led by a fired worker who seemed to instinctively know how to engage coworkers, the Amazon union campaign's success has business leaders wondering if they need to change their strategies for developing positive employee relations to stay union-free....

Positive Employee Relations

Strategic Labor Communications Planning

Labor communications should start before there is a union organizing campaign. The strategic labor communications plan is important to developing a strong culture of communications and regular outreach to employees and key stakeholders....

Positive Employee Relations, Prevent Union Organizing

Restoration After a Strike or Labor Event

Strike contingency planning is a process for ensuring business continuity if your employees decide to strike, and it's equally essential to be prepared for restoration after a strike....

Leadership Training, Positive Employee Relations

Do I Need a Union Vulnerability Assessment?

A Union Vulnerability Assessment (UVA) has a dual purpose. One is to help your leaders identify and address current or potential problems to protect employee engagement and the positive employee relations your leaders have worked so diligently to dev...

Prevent Union Organizing, Union Avoidance Training

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