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How Amazon Stayed Union-Free in Bessemer, Alabama: A Case Study

It's well known that Amazon stayed union-free when employees in Bessemer, Alabama, didn't vote to unionize in early 2021. It was a definitive vote, too, with 738 employees voting for the union and 1,798 workers voting against it. To date, Amazon has ...

Positive Employee Relations, Prevent Union Organizing

Am I Prepared for Union Organizing?

Is your company prepared for union organizing activity? Your company is more vulnerable to unionizing than may be apparent at a glance, which is why it’s time to take a deeper look into your organization’s status. You want to look for things like...

Leadership Training, Prevent Union Organizing

The 4 Leadership Qualities That Make Great Leaders

A quick four-point checklist of leadership qualities that identifies the major skills needed for effective management plus offers innovative methods for developing talent....

Authentic Leadership, Employee Communication, Employer of Choice

How to Talk to Employees About Collective Bargaining

Seven smart, factual, and legal talking points for leaders to help employees understand the realities of collective bargaining....

Labor Law, Prevent Union Organizing, UP: Responding

The Emotions and Reality of the “Resignation Nation”

What are employers to think about the developing "Resignation Nation" consultants are talking about more frequently, and how does this affect your ability to stay union-free? Positive employee relations result from a formula of employer caring for pl...

Prevent Union Organizing, Union Avoidance Training

How Unions Are Using Digital Communications to Organize Your Employees

Increasingly, social media and digital communications and digital communications have become important organizing tools for labor unions. Moreover, according to a recent Labor and Employment Report, social-media organizing is particularly effective a...

Prevent Union Organizing, UP: Recognizing

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

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

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