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How management wins union organizing campaigns

Alfred T. DeMaria

How management wins union organizing campaigns

by Alfred T. DeMaria

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Published by Executive Enterprises Publications Co., Prentice-Hall in New York, Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Recognition -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Labor unions -- Organizing -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlfred T. DeMaria.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6490.R4 D45 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4271696M
      ISBN 100917386329, 0134237641
      LC Control Number81017893

        There is so much focus on what employers cannot do during a union organizing drive that what an employer can do is frequently forgotten. The things an employer cannot say and do, while significant, pale in comparison to what an employer is permitted to do during a union organizing campaign. At a time when the American labor movement is mobilizing for a major resurgence through new organizing, here, at last, is a book about research on union organizing strategies. Previous studies have focused on factors contributing to union decline, devoting little attention to the organizing process itself. The twenty chapters in this volume dramatically increase 5/5(1).

      Posted in Union Organizing Campaigns In private sector union membership dropped to its lowest level in history – a dismal %. Given the laws and systems in place related to union membership, this means that at least % of all American private sector workers currently choose not to be union members. a union member elected by workers in a particular area of a firm to act as their union representative. The most important part of the union structure .

      Comprehensive campaign. A comprehensive campaign is labor union organizing or a collective bargaining campaign with a heavy focus on research, the use of community coalition-building, publicity and public pressure, political and regulatory pressure, and economic and legal pressure in addition to traditional organizing tactics. Once the negotiation process is initiated, the union gets more confrontational. Unfair practices might be challenged, meetings are increased, union urges the board to make a speedy decision. The purpose is to pressure the board to accept the demands made. Gradually, the pressure is increased by bringing the concerns to the attention of the.


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Get this from a library. How management wins union organizing campaigns. [Alfred T DeMaria]. CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT: Whether you utilize our consultants to communicate directly with your employees or not, you have a few short weeks to make this right before the election happens.

You need a plan. Our plan has won o union elections. At Labor Relations Institute, our campaign management is tailored to your business every step of the way.

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.

During a union-organizing campaign, business leaders will naturally come to HR for guidance. They need a firm understanding of the basic communication expectations.

Before a campaign launches in your workplace, train managers about what they can and cannot say to employees and use role-playing techniques. Union-Organizing Techniques Demands for recognition and claims of majority support Employee visits and cell formation Union “salts” Offsite employee social events (i.e., union-sponsored happy hour) Invitations to employer to debate or attend union meetings Hand billing and informational picketing (area standards) Rallying behind employees during major adverse eventFile Size: KB.

Express the hope that your employees vote against this or any union. A lawfully waged campaign may defeat an organizing drive. Violation of the rules of conduct, however, can result in invalidation of a company-won election or certification of a union that lost an election.

It’s important, therefore, that you seek legal advice promptly. As for the use of video in various union campaigns, there are several options. Management at larger companies, in consultation with legal counsel, may produce an in-house video. Successful Union Strategies for Winning Certification Elections and First Contracts: Report to Union Participants (Part 1: used to successfully thwart union organizing efforts.

Yet there is a great deal that previous union campaign where the union either failed to win the election, or failed to even get to an election. union, but succeed in moving others to do so as well.

Identifying and developing leaders is an ongoing process that occurs throughout an organizing campaign. 'Ihrough mapping and charting of the unit, potential leaders should be identified in every geographic, social and occupational group to ensure suc- cessful communication throughout the File Size: KB.

CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT: Whether you utilize our consultants to communicate directly with your employees or not, you have a few short weeks to make this right before the election happens. You need a plan. Our plan has won o union elections. At Labor Relations Institute, our campaign management is tailored to your business every step of.

The assumption is that if you have run a campaign against the same union before that you are more likely to win against them in this campaign. It’s not true – in fact, if anything the reverse is probably true. Let me explain. Union campaigns are a paradox: every one of them is the same, and every one of them is different.

is passed, union organizing campaigns will unquestionably become more frequent and more aggressive the favorable climate in Washington. Because of the likelihood that companies, even those with traditionally “white collar,” or “pink collar” workforces, will face an organizing campaign or at least confront an increase in pro-union talkFile Size: 40KB.

After many years of indifferent decline, trade union membership is now being revitalized; strategies known as ¿union organizing¿ are being used to recruit and re-energize unions around the globe.

This book considers exactly how trade unions are working to do this and provides a much-needed evaluation of these rebuilding strategies. By comparing historical and. Organizing to Win is a much needed contribution to contemporary labor/management studies and highly recommended for student reading lists and union officers charged with organizational responsibilities in today's highly competitive labor/management, global marketplace oriented environment."―The Midwest Book Review "Organizing to Win /5(7).

Companies facing a union organizing drive need to decide how to combat the drive in a legal manner. Let me clear there are many strict rules as to what companies can and cannot do to defend themselves and campaign against a union during an organizing drive. These rules favor unions and are largely illogical.

She wrote her first book, a memoir and love letter to organizing titled Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell), after staff jobs at the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union. rights during a union organizing cam-paign is an important part of running a successful business.

Knowing what you can and cannot say during a union organizing campaign puts you and your business in a far better position to face down a union. It is important to remember that you have rights when a union or your employees begin an organizing effort.

HELP EMPLOYEES HELP THEMSELVES. Prior to any union campaign, your managers should receive comprehensive labor relations training. Ideally this should be done through UnionProof’s Your Best Defense video, and our eLearning programs: Supervisors Can Keep You Union-Free and Catch Phrase.

They can then pass that information on to their team, and share insights. How to Win (and Prevent) a Surprise Union Campaign Short Election Windows Require a Solid Strategy for Winning As union officials watched their membership numbers decline over the last several decades, they learned this key lesson: when unions go head-to-head with a company that treats employees well and communicates the facts about union.

When union-management partnerships succeed, employees are more satisfied, DuBois says. Sloughing off the "us versus them" mentality and embracing the "we" mentality means everybody wins.

Satisfied employees lead to satisfied customers, and the ultimate result is a much happier workplace -- not to mention a healthier bottom line.