Research Reveals How Labor Unions Use Social Media


LabourStart’s Finding on Unions Sharing Information with Technology. Yesterday, I hosted a webinar titled, “Understanding Unions, NLRB, and Social Media.” I wanted to share this data with my readers on how labor unions are using social media to organize and communicate to their members, potential members, and others before, during, and after their union campaigns. Last year, I wrote about How HR is Using Social Media.

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Employment Law, Labor Unions & Social Media


Labor unions are using social media in new ways every day. They are developing new and effective ways utilizing social media to reach out to your employees with a goal of building contacts for future organizing attempts. Unions are faced with declining membership, and are turning to social media to promote issues, for organizing and for member outreach. Here are some the methods that labor unions have been using recently.

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NLRB Briefing Discusses Social Media Policies & Protected Activity


Solomon regarding their social media and corporate cases the NLRB has been involved in over the course of the last year. The 24 page document ( downloadable here ) provides insights into some of the core areas that the National Labor Relations Board is exploring when it comes to social media at work. These ULP’s can be committed by organizations who are non-union, union represented companies, or the labor unions themselves.

How Unions Are Using Mobile Messaging to Reach Your Employees


This is the second in a union organizing and communication series. Click here to read the first article and check out our webinar on how unions are using social media to communicate to your employees. . It’s great for communicating and engaging friends, families and your employees, but it’s also an equally great way for unions to reach your own employees. Now, I realize that union membership is declining having fallen 11.8%

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Part 2 — The Era of Corp Social Media Discrimination


In Part 1 of “The Era of Social Media Discrimination&# , I outlined some of the types of protected classes and discussed some real world possible scenarios regarding your company and social media discrimination. Part 2 of The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination continues below. Social media makes access to employee or candidate protected information available to most anyone. And still, social media is not going anywhere.

Two Votes For Social Media Training at Work From Google & the Bloggess


I am a firm believer in providing social media training for new hires and employees within organizations. Companies spend millions billions of dollars with union avoidance training , employee diversity, awareness training, and sexual harassment videos, presentations, and consent forms. It’s more than a social media policy, social media memo, or some social media policies consent form.

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


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. Stake your claim on your Internet and social media turf.

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How Labor Relations Impacts HR Even If You are Union Free


Not the kind of stuff we do anymore in a world with social media,talent communities and millennials demanding instant promotions. The place I work doesn’t even have a union, how is going to affect me ? You think that it doesn’t because your organization participates in union avoidance activities or are anti-union. Looking at Current Labor Union Case Studies & Examples. Understanding How Unions Work in Your Workplace is Half the Battle.

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How Unions Are Skewing FLSA Changes to Win Organizing Campaigns


Everyone is a publisher, myself included and especially union organizations who are looking to take advantage of workplace uncertainty. Micro Unions Role in Union Organizing. Essentially, small pockets or groups of employees can sign cards and opt to vote to become union represented. Micro unions combined with major employment law changes breed uncertainty and drive interest in union organizing. And the unions have already began their employee campaigns.

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Lessons from the NLRB’s Social Media Decisions for BYOD Policies


Anyone that has been paying attention to the National Labor Relations Board’s social media decisions recently knows that they have been rather. While the NLRB is typically associated with unions, it does have authority over non-union workplaces as well. Social Media Policies and the NLRB. It seems like the NLRB strikes down an employer social media policy every week. Applying Social Media Lessons to BYOD.

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


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.

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55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media


26) Trade unions – if your profession requires you being part of one, check to see what additional services there are for unemployed members, including refresher/retraining courses and yes, placement too. Related posts: Goodbye Gatekeepers: Use Social Media To Target Hiring Managers. POLL RESULTS AND ANALYSIS] Which Social Media Network Are You Using MOST in Your Job Search? Your Social Media Power Belt: 5 Powerful Tools You Need For Your Job Search.

Martin Luther King Jr., Social Media, and a Level Plain for Jobseekers

Competitive Resumes

Social Media, and a Level Plain for Jobseekers Martin Luther King Jr., Social Media, and a Level Plain for Jobseekers Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have embraced Social Media ala Bill Cosby? Can you imagine the strides that he would have forged in racial and social harmony through Ning and You Tube? I know it was never intentional, and perhaps unfair to view social networking sites as an equalizer, but don’t we scrutinize everything like that?

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

Ask a Manager

I promote myself as an artist on social media, since I plan to eventually do art full-time. I use a pseudonym for my social media accounts. You won’t seem standoffish to reasonable people if you explain it with one of these: * “I’m trying to be really disciplined about keeping work and social media separate. You may also like: can I address an employee's social media use on sick days?

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

The 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.

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8 Musts for Your Employee Handbook in 2011


HR 2011 employee handbook breastfeeding concerted protected activity employee handbook FLSA FMLA GINA healthcare reform human resources NLRB no texting policy nursing mothers OSHA safety SHRM Social Media social media at work supreme court texting at work unionAs 2010 begins to come to a close, companies and their human resource teams are talking, forecasting, and planning for the upcoming year.

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3 Lessons About Social Recruiting & Hiring You Need to Know


Get started using social media in hiring and staffing. Learn more about getting starts with social recruiting and hiring by joining me on a Success Factors webinar 6/25 at 12 PM CST. I spent some time at the Hive which was the social media hub for the more than 15,000 attendees where social media experts including myself answered questions with attendees and discussed a variety of topics including mobile, apps, social media and of course social recruiting.

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Are YOU Facebook Official?

Ms. Career Girl

To make fun of the whole “Facebook official” movement (and to show my love for my roommate), I am in a phony “a civil union” with my female roommate on Facebook. Awkwardly Ever After relationships social media thoughts dating Facebook twentysomethingsRecently, my friend has started dating a guy exclusively. When a bunch of us went out for drinks and she was discussing it with us, the first question was, “So are you Facebook official?”.

The Leaky Bucket Theory


” The blog discusses the role that social media and mobile technologies will now play in HR and corporate leader’s decision making and corporate communication process. Corporate communication must be meticulously planned and calculated because there is nothing worse than an employee learning about their restructure via the new digital grapevine of social media, mobile text messaging, and citizen blogging and journalism.

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ResumeBear Featured Author: Sarah Jayne Gratton on Vision Value and Passion!

Resume Bear

To me and, to many others in the social media sphere, the quintessential principles of personal branding begin and end with attributes – those seen by others and those inherently understood on a subconscious, emotional level. The Vision, Value, Passion (VVP) Connection is the synergetic union of attributes that makes up brand you. Its fabric is woven with your personal brand statement and should be threaded through all other aspects of your social and professional contact.

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Friday Five: Gigs, Games and Your Brain On Apps


This week much of my attention was occupied by updates and scandals across social media. Instead, let’s talk tech, social media and HR! In Quest To Organize Gig Economy Workers, Unions Sometimes Clash. Because the gig and part time economies offer little protections for workers, union, guilds and associations have become an increasingly popular solution. Fast Company looks at moments of friction between workers and new and growing unions.

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5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

Her message sent the media into an uproar, and CNN subsequently fired her on the grounds that her credibility had been compromised. Chrysler: On March 9, 28-year old Scott Bartosiewicz suffered every social media manager’s worst nightmare. The State of Indiana: In February, Jeff Cox, an attorney for the state of Indiana was fired for suggesting via Twitter that police officers should “use live ammunition” to dismantle union protestors in Wisconsin.

The Doubled Edge Sword of Employment Branding


Much of this can be attributed to the internet and the rapidly evolving tools there that allow an individual or organization to take an issue straight into the public eye without the involvement of media. Activist Organizations Training For Social Campaigns. Stop Union-Busting at FedEx Ground. Here are some tips that will help you create a plan for responding to these types of campaigns, especially on your social media sites.

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Privacy is Going to be a Major Employee Concern for the Future


Unions have objected to the use of GPS. Union specialist Michael Vandervort commented in one of my blogs that he foresees unions having problems with HR managers wearing a device like Google Glass in their interactions with employees. HR Life bring your own device privacy BYOD employee privacy privacy of information social media privacy Workplace privacy

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7 Reasons Not To Be a Personal Brand Copycat

Executive Career Brand

In other words, plagiarizing – known as copyright infringement, and in the social media sphere as “scraping” Copyright infringement can lead you into all kinds of problems. ANY content you’ve found online, even if it doesn’t carry a “© Copyright” claim, is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which is international in scope and consistent with similar laws in the European Union and most other parts of the globe.

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Headline Bloopers That Probably Got Someone Fired

Resume Bear

The Union Weekly, a student newspaper at California State University, Long Beach, ran this headline on top of a review of a campus event involving American Indians. Worker safety facebook jobs linkedin resumebear Social Media twitter WRITEROne of the most important skills a copy editor can have is a dirty, skeptical mind. If you can spot sexual innuendo from a mile away and pick up on unintended racial slurs, you might have a future in headline writing and proofreading.

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Career Networking Do’s and Don’ts

Resume Bear

Katharine, who earned her PhD in organizational behavior from Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH, is author of Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates and A Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market (both published by Ten Speed Press), as well as Top Notch Executive Resumes (Career Press); and with Randall S. Here are the keys to successful networking for your job -search.

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Meet the Top 30 + HR Pros on SnapChat at #SHRM16


Snapchat is the fastest growing and most popular social network right now, and it is absolutely something that human resources professionals need to be considering. Which means there is still time to sign up, start snapping, experiment and most importantly, understand how it’s being used by your employee population, unions and in employee engagement and recruiting. With Snapchat, it’s not about being a social media ninja, guru or expert.

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The Right to Be Forgotten


Favreau’s post resulted in a media circus, and frankly I’m surprised he kept his job. A recent case demonstrates this fact from the European Union involving Argentinean pop star Virgina DaCunha. If employees and job seekers can completely remove all traces of them from the Internet, what types of legal hot waters can companies who employ social media background checks and even those who use social recruiting get themselves into?

Deputy Attorney Fired For Comments Made on His Twitter Account: Why Your Reputation On-Line Is More Important Than Your Net Worth

Resume Bear

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana deputy attorney general was fired Wednesday after he suggested — among many provocative remarks on a private Twitter account and blog — that police use live ammunition to clear union protesters from the state Capitol in Wisconsin. I absolutely agree that a new social class is emerging on the Internet. To take it a step further, people are forming impressions just from your social and business profiles.

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

Resume Bear

Schooled at Crozer Theological Seminary in the teachings of the Protestant Social Gospel movement, King’s theological vision included an economic critique. In his famous April 1967 speech at Riverside Church in New York City, King made a damning indictment of a budgetary imbalance that continues to this day: “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift,” he said, “is approaching spiritual death.”

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101 Career and Employer Blogs for Recruiting Candidates & Employment Branding


Blog dedicated to insights for media professionals including the China Expert Management Program at Audi. Careers with the European Union. Their social media shares speak for themselves. HR Social Media bloging career blogs employment branding job blogsIt is no secret that I love to blog. Eight years and counting. Blogs provide a great platform for all types of content including video, infographics, photos, and the long written form.

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

Career Solvers

There’s a hot debate going on over at Jerry Albright’s blog over a tweet by Dan Schawbel stating that you have to be as committed to your social media profile as you are to your husband or wife. 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.

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Can My Company Prohibit Facebook?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

And Dale is right — if you’re not part of a union, you’re probably an at-will employee. Tags: Difficult Bosses Professional Etiquette career advice career expert career question Facebook social media Dear J.T. & & Dale: My company just announced a “no Facebook&# policy. It states that anyone found on Facebook during work hours will be terminated. Can they do this?

Five Ways to Lose Your Job in the Electronic Age

Career Solvers

Check to see if your company has a social media policy. Union organizers are using electronic leafleting to encourage employees in non-union shops to print and sign authorization cards and distribute union literature. Sure, by now you know that displaying pictures of you partying on Facebook or tweeting about how much you hate your boss are electronic no nos.

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Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Resume Bear

Last month, I reviewed two applications that asked for links to all of my social media websites and to answer a questionnaire with some pretty unique questions—but did not ask for a resume. Companies are increasingly relying on social networks such as LinkedIn, video profiles and online quizzes to gauge candidates’ suitability for a job. Union Square Ventures , a NY venture-capital firm, asked applicants to send links that represent their “web presence” in lieu of a resume.

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Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Know when to stay in the zone and if that requires you to shut down social media feeds or turn off the wireless headphones. I recall viewing a Social Media State of the union Keynote – NERVE 2014 by Gary Vaynerchuk. He left the service in 1990 and worked for Union Pacific Railroad and Marshall Fields before joining MCI in 1993. The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

10 Positive Ways How Recruit CRM Has Been Changing The Recruiting World

Recruit CRM

Gradually, we worked towards creating an official blog, distributing content and marketing assets throughout our social media, and guess what?

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Consumer Needs are at the Forefront of Digital Transformation in Banking

Imarticus Learning

‘Going digital’ applies to so much more than just using social media or moving data to cloud devices. In the banking sector, it relates to a complete overhaul of the way banks and credit unions understand, contact and please customers– the digitization in banking as they call it. A stand-out indication of the change in consumer mentality within the financial and banking sectors is that customers at their bank or credit union don’t want to be just a number anymore.

Is Hiring Students Worth The Investment?

Recruit CRM

In the European Union, those graduates with no work experience were on average 10% more likely to be unemployed. If you are looking to hire someone for the position of social media marketing, graphic design, or basic computing, there is no better option than a student.

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The Common Data Science Interview Questions To Remember.!!

Imarticus Learning

What is the function of the UNION? If you had to identify spam social media accounts, how would you do so? Can you control responses, positive or negative to a social media review? Data science interviews are often considered to be difficult and it might be difficult for you to anticipate what questions you will be asked. The interviewer can ask technical questions or throw you off guard with questions you hadn’t prepared for.

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How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

In a recent article for The Times Union , employers in Upstate New York lamented the lack of communication skills in their recent crops of applicants. Embrace Social Media. Now the offense: if you don’t have social media profiles set up on portals like LinkedIn and Google+, now is the time to create them. Rumor has it that once upon a time finding a job was about picking the company for which you most wanted to work. That’s what my parents say, anyway.

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HR's Leaky Bucket


Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | HR HR’s Leaky Bucket Posted on 26 May 2010. Social Recruiting has been the topic of conversation during the past month, and yet the concept and control surrounding social media is staring the majority of HR professionals, executives, and leaders in the face especially in this improving economy.

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