Managing a staff is hard. Managing a staff when members need to take legitimate leaves of absence or intermittent leave is really hard. Managing a staff when you suspect an employee of abusing leave (and your good-faith commitment to helping him or her) is really, really hard. Check out this primer on the Family Medical […]
On paper, we have at least three more uninterrupted seasons of big league baseball under the current collective bargaining agreement between the players and owners. But those three seasons may be unbearable for MLB players, many of whom are convinced owners are colluding to keep salaries down, even as profits reach new heights. While still […]
Why being respectful is good for your business, and your life This TED talk is worth your time, whether your a leader, staff member, or, because it applies to every day living, no longer working at all.
See if our people analytics platform is right for you Public school leaders, want to know what your teachers and staff are really thinking? Our proprietary behavioral sciences platform gauges learning styles, attitudes and attributes of employees. It also offers a feature that allows leaders of organizations to communicate and engage with employees on an […]
The latest union scandal – and it’s a big one that will only get bigger – is especially sad because of the corruption and the betrayal of union members and the misuse of their money. It’s also sad and confounding because so many union members tolerate such corruption, inept naivete , betrayal, hypocrisy and disrespect. […]
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Whenever I read an email from someone on vacation I feel “bummed” for them. But not as bad as when I send one while I am on vacation. Maybe suggestions here will help.
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Professional sports employee and labor relations issues are frequently very public ones. With the exception of the money they make, the employees are just like the rest of us. No matter how collaborative work teams are, there will always be some level of competition at workplaces where meaningful work is being done. Read about an […]
Teachers walking out in Colorado (see story here), a state with a Democratic governor and house, could be the biggest labor relations story of the nation-wide employee-led work stoppages. State politicians, a vast majority of them Democrats, take union money and in return do what they can to protect union organizational interests, but do little […]