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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New NLRB Decisions
The NLRB just made its first decisions of cases that were returned to them through Federal Courts of appeals. This
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Unions Hire Unemployed…..Sort Of
We keep hearing about Unions hiring non-union workers to picket and protest on their behalf at minimum wage and without
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Labor Union’s Approval Rating In The Basement!
Labor Unions are not faring too well with the American People, with only 52% of citizens giving them a favorable
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SNL: Public Employee Of The Year Awards
In case you missed it, Saturday Night Live ran the “public employee of the year” awards show. It would be
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Change To Win On The Verge Of Collapsing?
The Laborers Union has announced they are leaving the Change To Win foundation, and will return to the AFL-CIO. This
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YouTube Video: Trumka: EFCA By The End Of The Year
Check out this YouTube video covering: Trumka: EFCA By The End Of The Year Watch this and others on our
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INK: August 12, 2010
Labor Relations INK In this issue: EFCA Update Union Indoctrination Banks Toehold Into Financial Sector SEIU Watch, ULP Charge of
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DOL Rulemaking
This week the Department of Labor issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on the form LM-30, the form unions file
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Banks Toehold Into The Financial Sector
An unusual coalition of unions, including the SEIU, the Communication Workers of America, and the Brazilian Bank Workers Union, has
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Nail Finally Hammered Into Carpenter’s Coffin
Michael J. Forde, the former head of the Carpenters Union in New York, pleaded guilty at the end of last
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Reality Settles In
Whether GM workers are still blind to the “handwriting on the wall” or not, UAW is beginning to face the
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Calm Before The Healthcare Storm
According to two healthcare human resource specialists, the remainder of this year may be the last chance for those in
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