What Kickstarter Employees’ Union Win Means for Tech

Evil HR Lady

Kickstarter’s vote to approve a union may throw the tech sector into a tailspin. based platform, which helps people raise money for projects, voted 46 to 37 to unionize this week –a move that could prompt employees of other tech companies to unionize.

2020 161

Unions and Your Company: A Cautionary Tale (The Ringer).

HR Capitalist

That means many of you have union avoidance either directly or indirectly in your job descriptions, meaning part of your job is to create a culture and employee relations environment where unions aren't necessary.

2020 66

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The Radically Transparent Fashion Startup Everlane Is Finding Out Why That Idea Should Extend to Employees, Too

Evil HR Lady

It sounds fantastic, but some of their employees say that transparency is only for customers and not for employees, and, as such, they are forming a union. Everlane, of course, counters that there are downsides to unionization and Vice reports that Kelly McLaughlin, head of the People division at Everlane, sent emails regarding the union drive, pointing out these downsides, including lack of individual communication.

2020 122

Definitive Guide to the Two-Week Notice

The Corporate Con/noisseur

However, if you have an employment contract or are part of a union, then there may be certain rules in place which dictate the amount of time that needs to be provided before resigning or terminating a working relationship. These rules vary from contact-to-contract and union-to-union.

2020 56

Why Brexit Means Exit for People in the Creative Industry

The Undercover Recruiter

Three years after the historic referendum in Britain in which people voted to come out of the European Union – it finally happened. Brexit happened on Friday, January 31st at midnight in Europe.

2020 63

Best Bean Bag Chairs for the Office

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Big Joe Lux Imperial Lounger in Union, Gray. Best Bean Bag Chairs for the Office. Bean bag chairs have come a long way since first being introduced in 1968.

2020 52

will painting nude self-portraits on social media cause problems at work?

Ask A Manager

or (b) legally protected activity (meaning things the law has specifically carved out as exceptions, like union organizing or making a good faith report of harassment or discrimination), and as long as (c) you don’t have a contract that says otherwise and (d) you don’t work in Montana, which requires firings to be for good cause, or in one of the handful of states that prohibits employers from taking any job-related action based on an employee’s legal conduct outside of work.

2020 51

Employee Engagement 2010 Dozen (Feb): The 2020 Vision

David Zinger

People are focusing on it, organizations are measuring it, managers are addressing it, unions are assessing it, individuals are enacting it. Predictions for employee engagement during the next decade. 20/20 Vision? What do you see as the future of employee engagement over the next 10 years?

2010 89

5 'Recession-Proof' Careers

Career Realism

Many teachers are also tied to labor unions. When a recession hits, many people immediately begin to worry about their jobs -- and with good reason. Recessions usually means mass layoffs, fewer jobs, more competition for jobs, and less job security. But some careers are safer than others.

2019 72

Bernie Sanders: Proving the Compensation Side of the People Business is Problematic.

HR Capitalist

More from the New York Post : "The Vermont socialist senator made history by agreeing that his paid 2020 presidential campaign workers would be repped by a union, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, with all earning $15 an hour.

The Top Four States to Start a Nursing Career

Ms. Career Girl

Projected growth through 2020: 79,000 jobs at +23%. Hawaii has sandy beaches, beautiful weather, and is consistently ranked in the number 1 or 2 spots as the happiest state in the Union. Projected growth through 2020: 1,500 jobs at +16%.

2014 151

3 Ways Women Can Open Their Own Doors to Entrepreneurial Success

Ms. Career Girl

by 2020, and these jobs will be filled by women with STEM backgrounds. Addie Wyatt , a women’s rights activist who was one of the original founders of the Coalition of Labor Union Women.

2017 173

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

In fact, a study by Intuit predicted that by 2020, 40 percent of American workers would be independent contractors. I recall viewing a Social Media State of the union Keynote – NERVE 2014 by Gary Vaynerchuk. The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

The Best Kept Secret In The Job Market

Career Realism

Which jobs did the BLS forecast to grow 14% between 2010 and 2020? In my position, I work closely with mortgage companies, retail banks, and credit unions providing sales production and leadership development training.

2013 101

Employee Engagement: Canada’s Top 100 Employers

David Zinger

Union Gas Limited. Vancouver City Savings Credit Union. David is committed to fostering a global movement to increase employee engagement 20% by 2020. Reaching the Top: Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

2010 74

Employee Engagement: Getting Everyone on the Bus…Really!

David Zinger

Three major conditions led up to this trigger event — the health/stress factors facing bus operators, the command and control cultural of Transit, and the adversarial and often bullying relationships between management, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) and its membership. As a result of this oversight, tempers flared and trust in the union eroded. Hope was sparked amongst the union membership and a vote of 57% passed the contract. In Transit.

2010 66