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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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Fight For $15
A push to increase the minimum wage in Louisiana failed in a Senate committee. The state’s minimum wage will remain
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Auto Workers
The Auto Workers would probably prefer the media spotlight wasn’t on them at the moment. First, new evidence has suggested
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Labor Around The World
Protection contracts are “agreements negotiated between a company and a union that doesn’t legitimately represent workers.” This is because they’re
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Labor Relations INK April 2017
In this issue: UFCW Reveals Strategy for 2017 Union Leaders & Money – A Bad Combination No Opting Out Allowed
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Union Bailout Update
T-Mobile President John Legere In 2015, T-Mobile established an employee-representative group as a way of securing feedback from front-line employees.
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UFCW Reveals Strategy for 2017
In March, the UFCW International Executive Board and Advisory Committee sent a letter to all board and committee members outlining
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Union Leaders And Money – A Bad Combination
Five years ago, the Boilermakers union was called out for its lavish spending on leadership salaries and expenses. In response,
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No Opting Out Allowed
Unions spend millions of dollars each year on politics – no surprise there. As the National Institute for Labor Relations
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Taxpayers Pickpocketed By Unions
As bad as it is that employees of unionized companies are lied to about the money that is forced out
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SEIU Watch
As is commonly known, the Fight for $15 started with the Service Employees. However, the facts about how much the
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Walker Keeps Big Labor On Their Toes
Gov. Scott Walker Scott Walker dealt another blow to Big Labor this month when he signed legislation that “prevents local
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