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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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Forty years. Over 10,000 elections. More than a quarter-million direct relationships preserved. The most wins and satisfied clients – period.
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Educated, cared-for employees will never listen to the empty promises of union organizers. Stay Left of Boom by creating a positive workplace.
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LRI wrote the book on creating a positive workplace where engaged employees don’t consider unions.
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Positive labor relations when working with a union demands a strategic approach. Don’t get stuck in the weeds!
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Become Union Free
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Can you have a productive relationship with a union and still run a business? You can if your leaders follow the guidance in this book.
Working with a union requires different skills, and demands that you constantly keep the big picture in mind. It is easy to get caught in the mentality of simply moving from one contract negotiation to the next. Managing the Union Shop is a practical, accessible 89-page guide on how to balance the challenges of leading in a unionized operation. Great advice on keeping the gains you made in bargaining, to handling relationships with union officials, to leading unionized employees, and much more. Get a copy for your whole leadership team - they’ll be glad you did!
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