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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Mafia/Union Ties Still Strong
FBI agents and NYPD cops arrested 19 members and associates of the Lucchese crime family in a May 31st sweep.
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SEIU Watch
SEIU Local 221, the largest public-sector union in the country, lost another 400 members this month. The group of city
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It’s All Academic
Vanderbilt’s recent vote to unionize non-tenure track faculty is up in the air – despite the fact that the majority
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Union Wrestling Match
The Teamsters have been picketing Chicago’s Navy Pier tourist attraction. A new security contractor has allegedly made plans to replace
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Pensions On The Ropes
The New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund submitted a proposal earlier in the year to cut benefits
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Fight For $15
Senator Pelosi Lead organizer for the “Fight for $15” movement was caught needing to put a foot in his mouth.
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Labor Around The World
President Macron The election of President Emmanuel Macron in early May upended France’s political system. The sensation continued last week
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Wilson Quoted Regarding Persuader Rule
In a June 9 article on the Persuader Rule, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reached out to LRI
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Phil Explains LM-2 Treasure to SHRM Readers
In a recent article for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website, Phil describes how to research a union
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Labor Relations INK May 2017
In this issue: Make It Go Away AFL-CIO Skews the Facts Union Money Shell Game Fight For $15 Insight, Scoreboard,
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Labor Relations Insight
by Phil Wilson Can We Confirm a Board Already? This is getting pretty frustrating. Believe me, I understand that the
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Union Bailout Update
Alex Acosta At the end of April, the Senate confirmed the appointment of Alex Acosta as Labor Secretary. Acosta replaced
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