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 […]
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 ongoing basis. This feature, which we call “pinging”, would be […]
Our new partnership with Communication Labs, a premier international behavioral science and technology company, will allow us to help organizations gain scientific insights into their relationships with their employees. Communication Labs’ behavioral science platform Thrive Matters develops sector-specific software that assists organizations in assessing employee satisfaction, individual learning styles and organizational culture and in identifying growth […]
Dealing with toxic people can make your work life (and time away from work, too) miserable. Learning strategies and getting empathetic feedback and advice truly can help when dealing with toxic people and difficult situations. This article offers some really good suggestions and will help you put your challenges and frustrations into words when describing […]
Public school leaders: Policies and SOPs out-of-date and not matching the realities of today’s workplace? Help your staff help your educators. Start by talking to us.
Fair share – gone soon. Revenue – gone. Neglected high-performers – gone. Read the story about the future of organized labor, and start preparing for leading the new workforce now.
Professional sports contracts frequently highlight just how interesting labor relations can be. Like Brady and Deflategate, Ezekiel Elliot’s suspension highlights how collective bargaining contract provisions can impact the workplace and employee discipline. Read about how a great contract for management, but horrible contract for employees, has impacted the nation’s most popular sport here.
If you and your labor relations contractor have a bad relationship with your employees, you should look to us to offer a fresh perspective, hope, and long-term, meaningful strategies that will make employees – including you – enjoy their work. Some contractors benefit financially from poisonous relationships and the legal and administrative proceedings that are […]
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 […]