How Unions Are Using Mobile Messaging to Reach Your Employees

Blogging4jobs

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. . Now, I realize that union membership is declining having fallen 11.8%

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Research Reveals How Labor Unions Use Social Media

Blogging4jobs

LabourStart’s Finding on Unions Sharing Information with Technology. Yesterday, I hosted a webinar titled, “Understanding Unions, NLRB, and Social Media.” In fact, 49% of unions are using Facebook with 23% of them also using Twitter and 13% YouTube.

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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. There are always two sides in a fight over union representation, those who support the union; and those who are against it. Where do you stand on unions? .

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Trade Unions 101

Career Rocketeer

So, what is a trade union? Trade unions are somewhat similar to the trade guilds of Medieval times, and indeed this is where the concept started.

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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. Hope the guy doesn't get a driver's license in time or ask the union rep if there is someone below him that he can bump.

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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. Northwest was heavily unionized, but at Delta, only the pilots and flight dispatchers belonged to labor organizations.

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

Blogging4jobs

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. How Unions are Campaigning & Organizing Online.

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Unions, HR, & The Free Choice Discussion

Blogging4jobs

Brief History of Unions. In 1935, the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) was passed as federal law in the United States in an effort to protect the rights of workers in the private sector, thus allowing the formation of unions, to protect employees as a group. Why unions?

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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 ? 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.

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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. They plan to shed almost 3000 jobs by next year — as many as 8000 when all is said and done — and increase pilots’ working hours, and they’ve failed to get the labour unions on side: it’s too much, too soon, and perhaps even too late.

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The State of the Unions in the United States

Blogging4jobs

Series Explores How Unions Lost Their Way. The Washington Examiner just a week long series examining the role of unions in the United States and asks the question “Are unions obsolete?” Chapter II: Unions and the Democratic Party.

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. 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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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. Takes me back to my roots as an HR leader helping companies remain union free. You college football kids want a union and want to be employees?

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Employee Engagement and Union Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement: “You don’t get me I am part of the union.&#. The subtitle of this post has a line from the chorus of the song, Part of the Union. Work in union with each other. Engagement for all.

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Maybe Major College Athletes Do Need a Union.

HR Capitalist

I'm pretty much on the record as being pro-employer when it comes to unions and American business. After all, union representation doesn't do much for high performers, protects a lot of bad apples and robs businesses of the flexibility they need to make adjustments on the fly. .

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

Blogging4jobs

He wrote: “Michigan businesses will realize greater efficiency and higher potential profits while partnering with a world-class workforce that will be free to decide whether union membership is right for them.” Michigan Right to Work law creates controversy.

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. 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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Union Budget 2018: Here’s A Look At What EdTech Startups Want From Jaitley This Year

Imarticus Learning

The post Union Budget 2018: Here’s A Look At What EdTech Startups Want From Jaitley This Year appeared first on Imarticus. Nikhil Barshikar, MD of Imarticus Learning opined, “The government acknowledged the requirement to train people on new technologies like Blockchain, Robotics and Artificial intelligence was very encouraging. This will encourage professionals to develop specific skill sets leading to a better up-skilled workforce.

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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. The strike, which the union called the longest hotel strike in history, was started in 2003 after hotel owner Albert Nasser pulled out of an agreement with the union and demanded wage cuts.

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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. It would be easy for us as HR professionals to sit on the sidelines and wait for things to settle, especially if you are not in an industry or firm that deals with unions regularly or in the education sector.

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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. Uber drivers form union amid city concerns over ride-share service s.

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. Watch our free webinar for more information on how unions are using social media. . Union negotiation was never fun, glamorous or pretty. Union membership declined 11.8%

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

HR Capitalist

Union organizing - there''s an app for that. It''s true.

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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 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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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. The NFL has the right to do this under your union contract. We need a union. Once the union's in? I know. Hang out long enough and you''ll see anything.

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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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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.". The NLRB took action to tie up Boeing from opening a new plant in a non-union state. The claim existed until the union got a new contract. Winner: The union.

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. The core issues definitely involve compensation, pay, benefits," Moll said, adding that he decided to go public with the union to encourage other employees to come forward.

Mark of the Beast: $666 Raise Sparks Lawsuit

Blogging4jobs

HR employment law raises unionsAfter receiving a $666 raise, law professors Sheldon Gelman and Jean Lifter decided to sue their employer, Cleveland State University. It’s not that their raise was so small ($666 works out to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

The HR Capitalist: Renegotiating Union Contracts: I Got 99.

HR Capitalist

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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. Founder, Catherine's Career Corner. The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers.

Friday Five: Gigs, Games and Your Brain On Apps

Blogging4jobs

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. HR Gamification gig economy HR tech LinkedIn snapchat tech union

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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. Mike provides some great insights into how organizations can help better engage their workforces while also keeping us apprised of new changes regarding union voting.

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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. Choosing a Career Path Job Search career advice CAREEREALISM expert federal jobs future question

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The HR Capitalist: Your Company's United Way Campaign = Union.

HR Capitalist

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The HR Capitalist: Mercedes and the South: It's Called Non-Union.

HR Capitalist

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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 union member, but I am not sure whether to include this information on my resume or CV. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I don’t want my boss to hire another person to do the same work as me. I am a PhD who works in an analytical role that requires a lot of special training and expertise. I’ve been at my current job for 1.5 years, and my boss seems really happy with me.

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The Strange Reason Walmart Hired a Defense Contractor

Evil HR Lady

Turns out that Lockheed Martin, has a division that does intelligence gathering , and Walmart hired them to gather data on pro-union employees and activists. Walmart has made no secret that they oppose the unionization of their employees.

State of the Union for Career Coaching: 4 Reasons Career Coaches Won’t Make Money in 2011

Career Realism

I’m seeing a very disturbing trend… The need for career coaching is at critical mass. President Obama’s speech last week drove home the point Americans need to be taught the new rules to career success and employability. And if he didn’t convince you, check out these stats: 23-year all time. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

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