If your organization is targeted by a union-organizing effort, keep your head. Some activities can spell disaster. Both the NLRA and the Taft-Hartley Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees for participating in union activities.
Ultimately, whether you’re targeted or not may depend more on your geographic location and industry than on actual working conditions. That’s because many unions target specific areas or industries to gain momentum and credibility with workers. Then they try to negotiate a “model” compensation plan that they can use at other companies to attract new members.
gives your employees the right to join a union. Assuming you prefer to operate as a nonunion company, what are your rights?
In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt employers a victory in Chamber of Commerce of the United States et al. v. Brown. The ruling overturned a California law that restricted some employers’...(register to read more)
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