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How Unions Are Skewing FLSA Changes to Win Organizing Campaigns

Blogging4jobs

Everyone is a publisher, myself included and especially union organizations who are looking to take advantage of workplace uncertainty.

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How Labor Relations Impacts HR Even If You are Union Free

Blogging4jobs

The place I work doesn’t even have a union, how is going to affect me ? Looking at Current Labor Union Case Studies & Examples.

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How Delta Airlines De-Unionized 17,000 Employees.

HR Capitalist

Something I missed years ago that serves as an interesting lesson in union organizing, incentives, profit sharing and more follows.

Unions and the Battle for Hearts and Minds

Blogging4jobs

The UAW loss of their union representation election at Volkswagen made national headlines a couple of weeks ago. Where do you stand on unions? .

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Research Reveals How Labor Unions Use Social Media

Blogging4jobs

LabourStart’s Finding on Unions Sharing Information with Technology. Union Newsletters: Email Still Strong for Information Sharing.

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The State of the Unions in the United States

Blogging4jobs

Series Explores How Unions Lost Their Way. Chapter II: Unions and the Democratic Party. Chapter I: Big Labor’s identity crisis.

Unions, HR, & The Free Choice Discussion

Blogging4jobs

Brief History   of Unions. Why unions? Is there a need today for unions?  Senator Arlen Specter. Or is there?

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You have the Right to Work – and not pay union dues in Michigan

Blogging4jobs

Business HR Work controversy employment at will labor unions legislation michigan right to work right to workpercent , down from 28.4?percent

Don’t Let it Get This Bad: Union Protestors Attack Air France Executives

Blogging4jobs

Secretary General of the CGT Union, Philippe Martinez, was quoted in the Guardian as saying, “For several years now, successive heads of Air France have suggested rescue plans … each time, it’s a bottomless pit with the same suggestions. Cultivate a cooperative, not adversarial, relationship with employees and their union representatives.

How Unions Are Using Mobile Messaging to Reach Your Employees

Blogging4jobs

This is the second in a union organizing and communication series. Now, I realize that union membership is declining having fallen 11.8%

The NLRB: Now Extracting Ransom (for Unions) From An Employer Near You.

HR Capitalist

The National Labor Relations Board, traditionally in place to ensure union elections go according to the law and to sort through claims of unfair labor practices from both unions, employees and employers alike, is now in the ransom business. The union then asked the labor board to withdraw the case.". Winner:  The union.

If I Were Starting A Union, Here's What I'd Do.

HR Capitalist

If I Were Starting A Union, Here's What I'd Do.I'd rip a page from the player's unions in the major sports leagues and focus my bargaining on the establishment of a salary cap. Which got me thinking about this old post I did awhile back. They'd rather take their 3% annually. Back to the drawing board.

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Why HR Should Care About Student Athletes’ Right to Unionize

Blogging4jobs

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), ruled in favor of Northwestern football players to be as employees rather than student-athletes, and that they can form a union. have a breaking news alert on my phone and remember seeing this one come through shortly after the decision was announced. News.” is what I thought to myself.

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CAPITALIST PODCAST: The Unionization of College Athletics?

HR Capitalist

Podcast time folks - Some smart kids at Northwestern are making a run at unionizing college athletics, and I had  Seth Borden , Partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP in NYC, join me on The CYA Report (my podcast over at Fistful of Talent), to break down all the union organizing/NLRB issues involved. Riiiiight. Host:  Kris Dunn.

RARE: The Capitalist Says This Union Member Deserves Better Treatment From Management.

HR Capitalist

This union member deserves better treatment. Troy, you need a better union steward. I know. It's not right. But it's how the game works.

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If I Were Starting A Union, Here's What I'd Do.

HR Capitalist

I'd rip a page from the player's unions in the major sports leagues and focus my bargaining on the establishment of a salary cap. Of course, membership drives for my union would be challenged - mainly because the majority of workers in America have no interest in that kind of risk, or at least see little value in the upside.

Why You Hope Employees Use Email to Attempt Union Organizing.

HR Capitalist

Employees now have the right to attempt union organizing via company email systems. Enjoy: "The National Labor Relations Board ruled Friday that workers have a right to use their employer''s email system for the purposes of union organizing. Did you hear? Here''s a tast of the ruling by the NLRB. What do HR and business leaders want?

Here's Your Annual Post On Everything That's Wrong With Unions.

HR Capitalist

The Congress Plaza Hotel on Grant Park in Chicago had a union strike start ten years ago. Not hard to intro this one. That''s right people.

The Strange Reason Walmart Hired a Defense Contractor

Evil HR Lady

Walmart has made no secret that they oppose the unionization of their employees. But, they don’t sell fighter jets (at least, not yet).

Are Employers Listening? Twitter Hash Tags in Support of Raising #MinimumWage

Blogging4jobs

This is a three post series discussing union communication, awareness and organization strategies. Union membership declined 11.8%

YOUR EMPLOYEE HAPPINESS ARGUMENT IS INVALID: Apple Retail Stores and Union Drives.

HR Capitalist

Yes, it's true:  Apple is now dealing with union organizing in its award-winning retail stores. Our Time Has Come.". Don't be. For that money.

Friday Five: Gigs, Games and Your Brain On Apps

Blogging4jobs

In Quest To Organize Gig Economy Workers, Unions Sometimes Clash. HR Gamification gig economy HR tech LinkedIn snapchat tech unions

3 Reasons the NLRB's New App to Promote Union Organizing Will Fail.

HR Capitalist

Union organizing - there''s an app for that. Wait - is that the government publically going after companies that help drive the economy ?

Trade Unions 101

Career Rocketeer

So, what is a trade union? Everything Else Career Management SEO1

Uber, Lyft, & Sidecar Drivers Vote to Form Union in Seattle

Blogging4jobs

The Seattle Times is reporting that about 200 drivers with assistance from the Teamsters union have voted to form an association called the App Based Driver Association. The association and its advocating organization, Teamsters Local Union 117, have said that Uber in particular has bumped drivers off without a fair firing process.

The Joy of Unions

Evil HR Lady

My brother-in-law works for a unionized company and has for 2 years now. It's called bumping and it happens all the time in a unionized workforce. How the process works is spelled out in the union contract. This is one of the many reasons I don't care for unions. Is this even legal? He should check into it. Sorry

The Joy of Unions

Evil HR Lady

My brother-in-law works for a unionized company and has for 2 years now. It's called bumping and it happens all the time in a unionized workforce. How the process works is spelled out in the union contract. This is one of the many reasons I don't care for unions. Is this even legal? He should check into it. Sorry

The Skinny on Big Data & Unions #BigDataHR

Blogging4jobs

Unions use information from annual reports and many other financial sources to develop dossiers on companies, including information on the stuff like executive perks and compensation. Management side labor people use tools to collect information about unions, including salary of union officers and who is on the payroll of local unions.

20 Ways of How NOT to Ask for Pay Increase

Catherines Career Corner

Explore 20 ways of how not to ask for pay increase from your boss at work. If you want to supercharge your pay or you think you are due for an increase in pay, it is vital that you know what to say and not say as well as how to ask. Knowing how to [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner.

7 Tips to Avoid Losing Your Shirt (a la Air France Execs) Over Layoffs

Evil HR Lady

Angry union protestors ripped off two Air France managers’ shirts after Air France announced the proposed layoffs of about 3000 workers. French unions like to protest things loudly. This is exactly the type of scene you want to avoid if you are in the unfortunate position of announcing your own layoffs. Crowds can also get crazy.

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Employee Engagement and Union Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: “You don’t get me I am part of the union.&#. Work in union with each other. Engagement for all.

What President Obama’s State of the Union Address Means for Jobs in America – Now and in the Future

Career Realism

After President Obama’s State of the Union Address the other night, it should be clear to you things have changed in America. The realities of the good and bad of it as it relates to employment in general and specifically federal employment follow. There are 7 main points I’ll cover. I’ll.

The NLRB is Changing the HR Game in April

Blogging4jobs

The National Labor Relations Board is changing the way they administer labor union certification elections. Say hello to EFCA Lite.

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Do You Know Who is Using Your Email at Work?

Blogging4jobs

Union Solicitation and Workplace Disruption. “Just drop me an email, and I’ll get right back to you on that.” Photo Credit. .

Ep 25 – How to Balance Employee Relations with Mike Vandervort

Blogging4jobs

Maybe it’s a situation where employee vacation pay is incorrectly calculated on the most recent paychecks or you are involved in a union voting situation at your company. Unions are making a lot of noise these days and have our attention when discussing topics of minimum wage equality. Connect with Mike on LinkedIn. Cue, Inc. Stitcher.

Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

It gets worse: Union Pacific Railroad and Scott’s Miracle-Gro fertilizer producer refuse to even hire smokers. Smokers take heed. 2011 Alan L.

my boss loaned me money and now insists I repay it all immediately, union membership on a resume, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I put union membership on my resume? I am a graduate student in the social sciences searching for a job after my degree is complete. I am a union member, but I am not sure whether to include this information on my resume or CV. It’s five answers to five questions. years, and my boss seems really happy with me.

Your Employees Are Scared to Take Vacation. Fix That.

Evil HR Lady

For instance, the average employee with five years at a particular company receives about 12 days of paid vacation, compared to the mandatory 20 days for members of the European Union. Americans don’t get much vacation time. After living in Europe for six years, I can attest that people take that vacation as well. Absolutely not.

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The Basics of Labor Relations #hrbasics

Blogging4jobs

Labor Union Report  bills itself as the most comprehensive source for news and views on today’s labor unions. Business

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HR Capitalist Hall of Fame: Subaru of Wichita.

HR Capitalist

But wait, the union''s a marketing organization too - they had one more move up their sleeve. Match. Communications Workplace