Amazon Employees (BHM1) Crush Union - 10 Things You Need to Know.

The HR Capitalist

For months now, we’ve heard about organized labor (known as unions to the layperson) bringing justice and representation to Amazon workers at an Amazon Distribution Facility in Bessemer (Birmingham), AL. (In There should be no intimidation, no coercion, no threats, no anti-union propaganda.

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How Labor Unions Are Stealing Your Brand to Organize & Campaign Online

Workology

Read more about how unions are using social media and the internet to actively organize, recruit, and campaign online. Insights into Trademark Infringement, Unions, & the Internet. To add insult to injury, they just suffered a legal setback in their attempt to have a union parody website mocking their 50th anniversary shut down. How Unions are Campaigning & Organizing Online. This union has been actively campaigning and using the Internet to organize online.

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

The HR Capitalist

If I Were Starting A Union, Here's What I'd Do.I'd 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. Which means I'd have to attempt to unionize high performers and Linchpins only.

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

Workology

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. Watching from North America, the key question for me is: how did things get so bad and what can we learn from the crisis? Cultivate a cooperative, not adversarial, relationship with employees and their union representatives.

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Why You Hope Employees Use Email to Attempt Union Organizing.

The 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. Otherwise, employers may not raise objections or otherwise prevent workers from using the system to disseminate union-related materials. First, most union organizing has to be conducted in the shadows. Did you hear?

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IMF Forecasts Slowing Growth for North America

Workology

” However, the outlook for North America is much worse. Worries about political instability and hostility to globalization in Europe and North America led to the IMF cutting its growth forecast for the US by 0.6%, Canada by 0.2% The impact of the UK’s Brexit from the European Union will continue to be felt for years to come and the report is uncertain on just what shape that impact will take.

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

Workology

This is a three post series discussing union communication, awareness and organization strategies. Watch our free webinar for more information on how unions are using social media. . The chat was very lively and I dove headfirst into the fire as the sole HR professional participating in the chat among blue collar, hourly workers, union supporters and union organizers. Union negotiation was never fun, glamorous or pretty. Union membership declined 11.8%

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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. Which means I'd have to attempt to unionize high performers and Linchpins only.

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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. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

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Give Me Back My America by Dick Dadamo

Resume Help Blog

I believe it is worse with Obama because he is a hypocrite, he is pushing his ideology rather than what is good and what is wanted by the majority of Americans, and most important and dangerous, he is continually trying to buy votes – from the Unions, government employees (hiring ungodly numbers), far left, Hispanics, the poor, teachers (ready to cover 100,000 that States believe they need to cut), and the millions of people who keep getting handouts like extending unemployment over and over.

Jobs wanted, Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums

Resume Bear

But fixing America’s long job slump will require more than just government intervention, they say. One unsettling likely reality is that blue-collar workers may never again enjoy the job security and prosperity they had in the mid-20th century, when unions were strong and industry giants like American automakers reigned supreme. Competitiveness Project, a yearlong initiative designed to take the pulse of America’s business leaders. While parts of the U.S.

The Most Messed Up Chart You'll Ever See Related to Wage Increase History in America.

HR Capitalist

Unions having more power than they do today? You want to see some #@**? Take a look at the chart below and let's talk about it after the jump. Five Observations: 1. This chart shows the percent change year over year of wages for hourly and non-supervisory employees. Although there's some other things that can go into this, this is basically a chart that shows relative merit increases for these workers.

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HRC JOB OF THE MONTH: Sr. Director of HR (North America) - MASONITE INTERNATIONAL

HR Capitalist

Director of Human Resources for North America. Kinetix and Kris Dunn ( HR Capitalist , Fistful of Talent ) are working exclusively with Masonite International to fill the critical role of Senior Director of Human Resources - North America. Director of HR for North America? . A group named the Who once asked (America should have seen this coming), “ Who Are You ?”. You’ll have seven direct reports deployed across North America to help you get it done.

The Skinny on Big Data & Unions #BigDataHR

Workology

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. There are “how to” tutorials available on YouTube that show union business agents how to use Facebook to scrape employee names and emails in order to contact employees about joining the union. Union Reports and Constitutions and Bylaws.

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10 middle-class jobs that are rapidly vanishing

HireCentrix

Travel agents, proofreaders, transit security all are seeing big declines “The American dream is dead for the majority of America,” financial guru Suze Orman told Forbes last year, speaking about her upcoming book "The Money Class.". Long-term job stability is declining, and there aren’t good unionized jobs like there once were.”. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile.

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

The HR Capitalist

Let's look at the Minimum Wage in America. 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. But now the union complains some employees are getting less. Hmm: If it then brings on more unpaid volunteers to pick up the slack, that’s a different union grievance.".

Top 5 #Workplace Blogs of the Week

Workology

What Unions No Longer Do: Unions are no longer doing certain things in the workplace. Learn how unions are breaking down barriers when it comes to income and racial inequalities. The 5 Best & 5 Worst Paying Jobs In America: Do any of these surprise you? Will from Bullseye Recruiting talks about the best and the worsts when it comes to pay in America. Read More. Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace.

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Pro Baseball's Return to Work: A Plan HR & Youth Baseball Moms Can Love.

The HR Capitalist

Players wearing masks except while on the field, standing six feet apart during the singing of the national anthem and “God Bless America,” sitting six feet apart in the dugout and, if necessary, even in the stands.

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How Will The Recruitment Game Change In 2021?

Recruit CRM

In November 2020, the unemployment rate in America alone was around 10.9

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Impact of NFL’s Potential New Policy on Tattoos

Careers Done Write

Tattoos are mainstream in the sports world and in America in general. Not to mention the perception that some of America’s sports heroes would be treated like street criminals because of one incident. The ACLU and players’ unions would surely step in on this issue. Bruce Feldman of CBS tweeted, “Spoke w longtime NFL personnel man who said in wake of Aaron Hernandez teams may use police experts to check prospects’ tattoos.”

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THE WORLD'S SALARY CAP: Labor's Share of GDP Across the Globe.

The HR Capitalist

Salary caps can be a major issue in negotiations between league management and players' unions , and have been the focal point of several strikes by players and lockouts by owners and administrators. I'm not hating on the fact that America has less regulation than other countries - but - this type of change related to Labor Share of GDP has consequences for any economy/society over time. So America has a salary cap of sorts - call Labor's Share of GDP.

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The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the HR Profession

Workology

My first was that of a polymer chemist where I spent my days working with chemical engineers, chemists, and other technical individuals at companies such as Unocal, BASF, and Union Carbide. In the last 10 – 20 years, corporate America has gradually shifted away from a mindset of representing the interests of all corporate stakeholders (investors, employees, government, customers, society) to representing just one interest: the price of the company stock.

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The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

The “Relationships” column is in it’s 24th year, having run in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Oregonian in Portland, the San Diego Union Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, the London (Ontario) Free Press and a large variety of other newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He has been listed in The Directory of Distinguished Americans, Who’s Who, Men of Achievement, Personalities of the Americas, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.

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The future of the Global Fermentation Machine Industry

Imarticus Learning

The fermentation machine market is ripe across all regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa. . Organizations such as BRICS, the European Union etc. Overview. Fermentation is widely used in the Pharmaceutical and Beverages Industry. It is one of the most common processes in everyday manufacturing. Since ages, the fermentation industry has undergone several changes, each progressive, capable of much more load and more efficient.

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Commuting Is a Working Cost, Not a Living Cost

Workology

During the trade union push to bring this about, Tyco found that commuting from job site to job site was valuable time wasted. Responding with grievances up the wazoo, which I assume would happen here in North America, they found the judgement an outrage. Your 9-5 is a blessed option when starting out. You want the security. You want that cheque. You want to work your way up in the company to one day leave a mark on the world.

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update: my employee didn’t give a coworker the message that his wife was in surgery, and now everyone hates him

Ask a Manager

Wakeen (the employee whose wife was injured) was a foreman, not a manager, so he was also a union member. Despite this, Wakeen was made to be the bad guy by Percival and the union. He ended up seeking a lawyer and sought to take action against the union for them throwing him under the bus when he did not do anything, as well as for slandering him. It looked bad, the union settled, and in the fallout everyone from the union who was involved lost their jobs.

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Commitment and Your Career: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Career Solvers

When a relationship is strong at its core, the work comes from dealing with the natural give and take of the union…deciding who will cook, clean, and take care of the kids, how money will be spent, or who will put their career on the back burner for the other. And more often than not, those marriages are doomed to fail because the dysfunction started way before the mate came along and until the dysfunction is addressed by the individual the union can’t work.

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Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

The HR Capitalist

The old saying I have as an HR leader goes something like this: In America, allegations are free. And if you were wondering, a quick google search shows gate agents are non-unionized at Delta. In case you missed it last week, four former Seattle-based Delta Air Lines employees filed a lawsuit against the company, saying they were fired for speaking Korean. You've got the right to bring claims forward. Many people do. Some of those claims are 100% true.

How Resumes differ from country to country

RedStarResume

As part of the European Union (EU), all members follow the same resume criteria and format. A “Curriculum Vitae” in America is not a resume – it is a longer document and is usually written only by a researcher, educator, or academic. Just how important is having a country-specific resume to your chances of getting employed? Can the resume that got you a job in the UK be used for the Australian job market?

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Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

The HR Capitalist

The old saying I have as an HR leader goes something like this: In America, allegations are free. And if you were wondering, a quick google search shows gate agents are non-unionized at Delta. In case you missed it last week, four former Seattle-based Delta Air Lines employees filed a lawsuit against the company, saying they were fired for speaking Korean. You've got the right to bring claims forward. Many people do. Some of those claims are 100% true.

4 Critical Lessons Your Grandparents Taught You

JobMob

Drinking bacteria-laden milk was actually killing children in major cities around North America, mostly during the hot summer months. He could read and write perfectly and, while he was a member, he was not prominent in union activities. And yet, he only got where he did because of the union. As a freelancer, I have none of the rights or entitlements a unionized worker has, but I want those rights too. Lessons as good today as the day they were first learnt.

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The Top 10 Recruiting Movies of All Time

The Undercover Recruiter

5) Norma Rae: Sally Field’s acting is inspiring in this true story of Norma Rae who took on the Union big boys. Avalon – 1990 movie but historically set after WWII with Jewish immigrants coming to America. Unless you’re talking about short videos presented by head hunters and military recruiters , there are very few Hollywood movies about recruitment.

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Who will be the next Secretary of Labor for Obama?

Workology

She was also viewed as a friend to labor unions and organized labor. We hope that her successor will continue to be a powerful voice both within the Obama administration and across the country for all of America’s workers. Yesterday, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis made the rather surprising (and somewhat late) announcement that she was resigning from the Obama administration. Solis had been the first, and only, Hispanic woman in a top Cabinet post in the Obama administration.

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How to actually keep your job

Resume Bear

Aug, 2010 at 12:42 pm This is all true unless you work for the union. Get a union job or a government job. ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips How to actually keep your job 20.

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Six Persuasion Techniques Explained with Propaganda Posters

Ms. Career Girl

The artist’s illustrations and bold messaging reminded immigrants of the time of their “debt” to America and asked for their help in raising money for their country. The poster representing this principle was used throughout the era of the Soviet Union and was meant to show that the Russian people were working together to achieve common goals. Every aspiring leader hopes to wield influence over their followers.

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McDONALD'S: Achiever Guilt, Worker Drive and The Riddle of a Working Wage.

HR Capitalist

Oak Brook police said protesters arrested for criminal trespass were from a group of 101 McDonald''s workers and 38 clergy and union activists who chose to cross a police barricade. Workers and activists — who demand $15-per-hour pay and the right for fast-food workers to try to unionize without retaliation — say they have focused on McDonald''s because of its size and influence.

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How Resumes differ from country to country

RedStarResume

As part of the European Union (EU), all members follow the same resume criteria and format. A “Curriculum Vitae” in America is not a resume – it is a longer document and is usually written only by a researcher, educator, or academic. Read my article from [link]. Let me know what you think – How else do resumes differ from country to country? Just how important is having a country-specific resume to your chances of getting employed?

Debunking Age-Old Millennial Stereotypes

Water Cooler Wisdom

Many supervisors believe that the lack of basic skills is killing America’s young professionals. Adults have catered to their needs their entire lives,” explained Heather Anderson in the Credit Union Times Magazine. According to the Pew Research Center and the U.S. Census Bureau, in mid-2015, the millennial generation (comprising those born from 1980 to 1995) became the largest cohort in the workforce. By now, millennials have been in the professional world since the early 00s.

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50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations

Workology

24. Michelin North America Inc. . 33. One Nevada Credit Union . While the Millennial workforce is now the majority age demographic and candidate pool at your workplace, all employees bring different skills, experiences and benefits with them to the table as employees especially the older and more experience group of your employee population.

Changing the Culture On A Big Scale

Learning Voyager

Working with the Unions : A phone company like Verizon deploys thousands of front-line workers each and every day, most of whom belong to the CWA, the Communication Workers of America union. Lately, there is a lot of chatter in the blogosphere about changing corporate culture. Much of it is good, such as this piece by Peter Bregman. But every so often, someone comes along and says he is going to lead a change in organizational culture on a very big scale.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

We are going to bring those who have known long years of hurt and neglect… We are coming to ask America to be true to the huge promissory note that it signed years ago,” the year was not 1963, and his issue was not segregation. Martin Luther King Jr. was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. But when he told an audience, “We are going to bring the tired, the poor, the huddled masses.

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Employee Engagement: Canada’s Top 100 Employers

David Zinger

AMEC Americas Limited. Union Gas Limited. Vancouver City Savings Credit Union. Reaching the Top: Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Canada’s Top 100 Employers have released their list of the top 100 employers in Canada. I strongly encourage you to visit the site to learn more about their method and the top 100 companies. The 8 evaluation criteria used to determine the top 100 was: Physical Workplace. Work Atmosphere & Social. Health, Financial & Family Benefits.

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COMIC – The Resume Bear Gets a Job Lead

Resume Bear

Aug, 2010 at 4:32 pm The way this administration is working, they will extent unemployment benefits for another two years, so Obama will buy 10 million votes from the unemployed, plus paybacks to the unions, he could be buying a second term.

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