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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Labor Around The World
Thailand is known for its high levels of migrant workers – more than 3 million according to the International Organization
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Phil Interviewed as Pivotal Leader on Pivot10 Podcast
Pivot10, a company focused on helping businesses with company culture and employee engagement, featured an interview with Phil discussing Approachable
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Zenefits Blog Quotes Phil On Approachability
In this Zenefits Blog article on 5 Things Employees Value More Than Salary, approachability was listed as the number 2
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Labor Relations Ink June 2017
In this issue: Mafia/Union Ties Still Strong Union Wrestling Match Pensions On The Ropes Insight, SEIU Watch, Fight for $15
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Labor Relations Insight
by Phil Wilson Three Things Congress Can Do to Fix Labor Law Today It’s been another month and we remain
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Union Bailout Update
Alex Acosta The DOL under new head Alexander Acosta has withdrawn two memos (or administrative interpretations) originally posted by the
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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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