Items Tagged with 'unions'


NLRB deals unions two big wins

New decision leaves unclear whether employers can monitor email.

January 2, 2015
The National Labor and Relations Board recently announced two decisions that could give union organizers more leverage. Read More

‘Rip Van Winkle’ agency inserts itself into non-union world

March 14, 2014
Unions made the news recently when an expensive UAW effort to organize employees at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant failed to result in a win for the union. Read More

Kent County moves toward unusual labor balance

March 11, 2013
While it certainly wouldn’t be a first, it wouldn’t be a common occurrence, either. If Kent County commissioners approve a four-year labor agreement on Thursday with the Kent County Deputy Sheriffs Association, all 13 of the county’s labor unions will be under contract. Read More

Right-to-work law means changes for unions, HR pros

December 29, 2012
The new right-to-work legislation presents unions with a challenge to keep members as well as recruit new people to their ranks. I have worked on the management side of labor relations for many years. Read More