:: rawblogXport ::

union news / workers rights / construction / safety / irony...
today's home page

google news

recent posts:
  • Coalition Will Spend Millions on Organizing, But L...
  • Change to Win Unions Plan to Spend $750 Million on...
  • CBC transformed?
  • Teck Cominco and United Steelworkers reach contrac...
  • Another hardhat hero is lost
  • Information to Protect Returning Residents against...
  • Union advances as key source of skilled labor
  • Unions play a valuable role
  • Unanimous NAFTA Panel Delivers Case-Ending Victory...
  • Labor chiefs shake heads at Gulf jobs

  • BlogRolling:

    blogs that link here

    eXTReMe Tracker
    Powered by Blogger

    Powered by BlogRolling

    Listed on BlogsCanada

    member union label

    Get Firefox!

    email d@ve2300
    this weblog is the work of dave livingston, a union carpenter in nelson bc canada

    the web

    references to rawblogXport:
    Confined Space
    "Hat tip to rawblogXport for this."
    Jordan Barab, Confined Space
    "a great labor news digest..."
    Labor Blog
    "rawblogXport was there, providing consistently good labor news..."
    Political Site of the Day
    Confined Space
    "Senators Push Legislation to Toughen OSHA Penalties"
    Workers Comp Insider
    Human Fall Traps
    Workers Comp Insider
    "May is labor history month"
    Workers Comp Insider
    "A tip of the hat..."
    "Union Democracy in Carpenters"

    FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of labor and economic issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a "fair use" of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 Chapter 1 Sec.107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

    "The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people."
    Cesar Chavez

    :: Saturday, October 08, 2005 ::

    Labor practitioners predict a surge in union activity - By Tracy L. Moon Jr., guest column, Gainesville Times, GA
    Bernstein also foresees an increase in more aggressive organizing tactics, including a resort to "corporate campaigns" in which unions single out a targeted employer for coordinated pressure tactics that rely upon media exposure, boycotts and political attacks.

    "The best advice for employers" Bernstein said, is to "take a closer look at their own practices and procedures to confirm that they are in line with area and industry standards, and more importantly, to ensure that they are providing employees with avenues to voice concerns internally.

    blog note: so I go to the website mentioned at the bottom of the page above and find this under "What We Do"
    Union Avoidance

    The presence of a union intent upon organizing an employer's workforce is a frightening prospect to most employers. We offer expert advice regarding avoiding union activity, as well as coping with the early and ongoing signs of union organizing. Often, an employee attitude survey will make the employer better aware of the possibility of union organizing efforts and will help identify areas of concern to employees that a union might use to its advantage.

    yada yada yada
  • posted 8:02 AM :: reference link :: 0 comments ::
  • -------------------------------------------

    Comments: Post a Comment

    unions: the folks that brought you the weekend Powered by Blogger