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Facts and tactics for resisting unions --the management guidebook by Adams, William R.

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Published by Tactical Advisory Group in Cincinnati, Ohio (P.O. Box 2893, Cincinnati 45201) .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Labor unions -- Recognition -- United States -- Elections.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementWilliam R. Adams, Anthony P. D"Eramo.
ContributionsD"Eramo, Anthony P.
LC ClassificationsHD6490.R4 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3787081M
LC Control Number81051596

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Opposing any union is a difficult process because of their intimidation practices and willingness to take legal measures. Typical employer responses often include one of these four strategies: General or specific resistance – Employers resist union organizing by spending most of their effort on explaining the negative aspects of unions. Tactics Used by Labor Unions: Striking & Collective Bargaining. Generally speaking, workers must individually decide if wages and conditions are acceptable on their jobs, and allow the forces of the labor market to sort out pay and conditions. Occasionally, workers organize unions in .   Train them on the signs of organizing activity and lawful ways to respond to union tactics and employee questions. Don’t be afraid to empower your managers to balance the best interests of employees with the success of the business. Keep an ear to the ground. Stay attuned to the level of employee engagement and satisfaction. Union Tactics Matter: The Impact of Union Tactics on Certification Elections, First Contracts and Membership Rates. Abstract [Excerpt] This study examines the impact of union tactics on certification election win rates, first contracts and post-contract membership rates in the public sector. Based on an in-depth survey of union.

When employees try to organize a union for a better and more secure job, employers often fight back strong – in the form of union-busting. Union-busting is any action by management to prevent employees from exercising their right to organize. Union busting attorneys train supervisors on what to say to persuade workers to vote down a union. Union membership has been in decline for years. Fifty years ago, approximately 35 percent of the American work force belonged to a union. Today, unions represent less than eight percent of American workers in the private sector and percent of all workers. To reverse this trend, unions are engaging in increasingly aggressive efforts to boost their membership. Two union-organizing tactics. Examples of facts include: let the employees know about what the company can legally do and what the union can legally do during a campaign and in bargaining, or what to expect relative to how the.   When it comes to union-busting, employers' tactics are more pervasive than previously thought, according to a new working study produced by the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy. The study found that nearly 50 percent of all serious allegations of union busting tactics -- both legal and illegal -- by employers happens after workers express initial interest in a union, but.

It is not easy to reconstitute the general air of confusion and uncertainty in which the initial Union strategy took shape. There was a sharp division in the Cabinet and in the army as well over the appropriate strategy to pursue in attempting to subdue the South. At least 3 grand strategies were proposed. The first, the one favored by William.   Union issues are suddenly on the front burner. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) which enforces the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) has become particularly proactive in recent months, witness its very strong stand on social media rights of employees. For the legal do’s and don’ts for employers, we turned to attorney Patricia Trainor, SPHR, [ ]. The term "union busting" is used in current vernacular to describe activities in labor relations that do not favor unions. Union busting tactics can range from legal to illegal and subtle to violent. Labor laws exist country to country differing greatly in level and type of regulation or protection of unions, organizing, and other aspects of.   Such tactics were one reason union density remained low outside of the core manufacturing industries that had been organized during the .