Category Archives: Labor Relations

How to Stay Union Free By Supporting Work-Life Balance

Millennials prize work-life balance above all other employment-related goals. They’re also more likely to have a spouse or partner in the workforce than any other generation, so flexibility is key to keeping them engaged in their work. Therefore, many unions … Continue reading

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Directing the Narrative: Employee Communications During a Union Action

When a union has you — and your employees — in its sight, you need to be ready to respond. Union leadership had months to prepare, to start engaging your employees, and to lay the groundwork for a unionization drive. … Continue reading

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Want to Be Union Free? Do This Now!

How An Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Can Keep Your Company Union Free Once a labor-relations issue arises, or a campaign to unionize your workplace begins, nothing looks as bad as a quickly re-drawn grievance procedure. At best, you will have … Continue reading

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5 Innovative Ways to Connect with Employees Outside of Social Media

For a little more than a decade, Human Resources and Employee & Labor Relations departments across the country have been on a mission to figure out how to connect with employees on social media — and it’s proven to be … Continue reading

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11 Positive Employee Relations Strategies that Haven’t Jumped the Shark

Companies are realizing the critical connection between employee engagement and factors like retention rates, productivity and profits. As employees seek out work-life balance, many major companies are making unconventional cultural changes. Smaller business owners might feel constricted in their ability … Continue reading

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