LRI is the nation’s leading full service labor and positive employee relations consulting firm.

We help our clients earn, protect and retain their direct relationship privilege, as we have for nearly 40 years. We also help leaders in unionized work places protect management flexibility and engage their represented employees. We do this by teaching Approachable Leadership and educating leaders how to communicate lawfully, respectfully and effectively. We are the go-to partner for clients seeking to assess and mitigate risk, maintain early warning of employee relations problems, and prepare leaders for respectful and effective conversations that teach.

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Wilson Quoted In The Economist About CEO Behavior
“Leaders who rely on power get burned, and yet, many of them rely on position or formal authority to get
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Student Socialists Strung Along By Union Group
If you need a humor break, watch this 20-minute episode of Louder with Crowder, where he infiltrates a socialist student
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SHRM Reaches Out To Wilson For Insight
Developments at the NLRB and in Congress may have the desired impact employers are hoping for. This is the gist
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Labor Relations Insight
by Phil Wilson The more things change… My tenth Christmas was the worst. It started out well enough. I knew
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Union Bailout Update
William Emanuel Source: St. Louis/Southern Illinois Labor Tribune The NLRB is getting up to full strength with the nomination of
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Perception & Reality
In a tug-of-war of polling results, Gallup and OdinText came to two different conclusions. According to Gallup’s latest data, union
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Do As I Say…
It is almost comical how often union hypocrisy is on full display, while unionistas don’t even notice, or simply turn
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Never Squander A Good Crisis
Source: NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN In a blatant attempt to capitalize on the catastrophe of Hurricane Harvey, the SEIU once
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SEIU Watch
Cherie Mancini The SEIU is probably our favorite place for in-fighting drama. Cherie Mancini, who was ousted as Nevada SEIU
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Healthcare Pulse
The healthcare industry has seen recent wins, losses, and expenses. In Pennsylvania, nurses at Penn Highlands DuBois turned down the
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