INK: April 22, 2011

INK: April 22, 2011

Labor Relations INK In this issue: Union Bailout Update AFL-CIO Buyer’s Remorse? How Many Jobs Could Dues Create? Escaping the Union Pension Plan Scoreboard, SEIU Watch, Sticky Fingers and more… Insight by Phil Wilson: Boeing Shrugged Who is John Galt? I was very...

Employee Relations Tip Of The Month

Em-Power To The People! Work is most motivating to employees when they have a say in determining how it gets done. Besides being more motivating, it’s also more developmental for employees when they are allowed to bring their own experience and expertise to bear...
INK: June 24, 2010

INK: June 24, 2010

Labor Relations INK In this issue: • EFCA Update • Nurses Union Wants Its Cake, And to Eat It To! • Political At Heart • SEIU Watch, ER Tip-Of-The-Month, Scoreboard, and more… EFCA Update Just as some are discussing the Employee Free Choice Act “obituary” after Big...
Employee Relations Tip-Of-The-Month

Employee Relations Tip-Of-The-Month

One very effective way to improve employee relations is by showing appreciation for a job well done. In fact, some studies suggest that the number one thing many employees look for in a job is to receive appreciation when they do good work. Unfortunately, many...

Balancing Act

Research indicates that being flexible around working hours helps create greater levels of employee commitment. Good managers are aware of this and are sensitive to employees’ personal needs and work/life balance. They try to accommodate employees when they have...