How much do you value your employees? Employers often forget that the primary reason employees unionize is because of the employer’s own bad practices. Allowing employees to work in unsafe conditions, imposing unrealistic workloads on employees, failure to address and resolve employee concerns, general lack of employee respect, and non-competitive pay and benefits can leave your company susceptible to an organizing campaign. A good employee engagement management style is a good way to stay union free. Although President–Elect Trump’s victory in November inspired the workers to move quickly, it is the unrealistic workloads that pushed employees of a Santa Monica beachfront hotel too far. Samantha Winslow, Labor Notes, reports.
While many union members needed time to recover fr...Read More