One of the biggest obstacles to getting creative when proposing labor contract language is the fear associated with the short-term and long-term cost of the initiative. We have over 26 years of experience in costing-out contracts. And, with all of our experience, we know what to look for in terms of financial and other costs […]
Union organizing efforts in the South fail again. Read about the latest union setback here.
Our services will expand to include online guidance and support to New Mexico clients in late July. Look for full details soon. Those on our contact list will receive an overview of our program in early July.
No matter how easily you are able to shrug off misinformation about yourself and your business or organization, it still stings when people – especially customers and employees – criticize your enterprise. Make sure you know your options before reacting. Here is a real example of a National Labor Relations Labor Board local case from […]
While public unions protest his actions, appointments and initiatives, some unions, even if traditionally Democratic, have aims that align with Donald Trump’s stated priorities: building infrastructure, rewriting trade agreements and blocking an exodus of jobs. Read how Trump’s inroads with some unions have labor presidents scrambling here,
Dress codes and appearance policies have a big impact on employees. In some companies, dress standards affect company culture and morale; in some cases for better and in some for worse. But beyond policies, how you are required to dress and you choose to dress influences how people view you, and likely how much money […]
Our role with CES means that public school administrators can contract with us knowing that all RFP requirements have been met and that we have been vetted and approved by this premier cooperative. We can help you with a range of contracting and consulting services, from department policy development, staff structuring, interaction recommendations with principals […]
Interested in finally meeting all of your employee relations goals and truly making your workplace better? From collective bargaining negotiations and administration to FMLA reviews and EEOC responses, no one else has the expertise, skill and experience in all facets of the employee relations functions that matter the most to you. And no one else can […]
Just ten days from the date it was supposed to take effect, the new DOL overtime rules are on hold after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction to halt the rule. This update from SHRM provides the basics of the legal challenge, prospects of it becoming permanent, and what employers and managers should be considering now. […]
Bargaining with public unions in this economy is not easy. As you get ready to start negotiations in the Spring, get a fresh analysis of the union representing your employees, an outside perspective of your needs, and guidance and training recommendations for your team so that you negotiate the best contract possible. Starting now will […]