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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...

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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....

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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...

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Are More People in Favor of Unions in 2022?

Many measurable changes are already occurring that point to a significant increase in union activity and union membership. This leads organizations to wonder if more people are in favor of unions this year than years prior....

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Is Payroll Security the Next Union Tactic?

It’s a fairly well-accepted fact that today, labor unions utilize the internet and data collection to grow union membership. From forming online worker groups to online union organizing campaigns through social media, labor unions have proven their...

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Who Has Weingarten Rights in Non-Union Workplaces?

As the following sections discuss, the rights of union and non-union employees to request a union representative be present during investigatory interviews with management concerning workplace behaviors has a history of change. It's important to unde...

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How Does Brand Crisis Management Help You Stay Union-Free?

A crisis can damage a company’s brand or reputation, and the crisis may not even be of the company’s own making. The nature of the crisis determines the consequences, and they can be long-term, like your workforce deciding it needs to unionize. I...

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White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment

Ever since political parties changed in the federal administration, there hasn't been any doubt the White House would find multiple ways to make it easier for labor unions to gain membership and make it harder for employers to counter unionization at...

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Are Labor Unions Bringing Back Small Bargaining Units?

Micro-Units are small bargaining units that don’t include all employees. They are a carved out group of employees claiming they have interests different from the rest of the workforce and wanting to unionize....

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Getting Ahead of a Strike, Picket, or Protest with a Strike Contingency Plan

Developing a pre-strike planning guide is key to being prepared to act swiftly and making thoughtful decisions should a strike or protest take place. It helps a company be proactive rather than merely reactive. Think of it as a strike contingency pla...

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What are the Challenges Unions Present to Human Resources?

When labor unions enter the picture, the challenges unions present for Human Resources management in any business will significantly increase. It's not just the extra tracking and reporting that accompanies unionization. It's the changes a labor unio...

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Stay Informed With This List of 10 Top Labor Relations Resources

Here are ten labor relations resources that can help you stay on top of current trends and events. They are packed with information about legal issues, current union activity, NLRB decisions, leadership issues, and so much more. The labor relations r...

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