Will “Right-to-Work” become Federal law?

I have written a number of times on the subject of “right-to-work”. Here and Here. To quote myself “The concept of “right-to-work” is that you cannot force an employee to have to belong to a union and pay union dues in order to keep his/her job. In a non-RtW state, after a probationary period, an …

Read moreWill “Right-to-Work” become Federal law?

Union Membership on the Rise: Poor Management the Cause?

An article appeared in the Associated Press the other day, entitled Number of Union Members Rises. Naturally that piqued my curiosity so I read the article wondering if poor management is finally getting its payback. Unfortunately the article did not, and could not, answer that question but one can only wonder. First let’s look at …

Read moreUnion Membership on the Rise: Poor Management the Cause?

NLRB Moves to Help Unions With New Rules

In a Wall Street Journal article on Wednesday June 22 it was announced that the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) has moved to help unions be more successful in organizing campaigns by shortening the time companies have to respond to the request for an election. When a union has been working for months behind the scenes …

Read moreNLRB Moves to Help Unions With New Rules

Formula for Disaster: Bad Union + Bad HR = Bad Employee Kept Too Long

If ever there was a formula for disaster in Human Resources it is one that includes a bad union contract plus bad HR . Let me give you an example of what I mean. A local bus system’s workers are organized by the Amalgamated Transit Union. They had negotiated a contract with the bus system that …

Read moreFormula for Disaster: Bad Union + Bad HR = Bad Employee Kept Too Long

Pin It on Pinterest