Union Home Visits by Keith Peraino

“While organizing in the Rocky Mountains for the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Richard Bensinger developed a technique called “The Blitz,” a fast paced, pre- petition organizing strategy that gives the union the jump on the company. It calls for “front loading the organizing campaign by using volunteer organizers on a large scale to…

Employees rate their leaders

Employees should be regularly surveyed about their managers with specific questions. The questions fall into three general categories: nurturing growth in others, operating excellence, and emotional intelligence, all intended to discern the strength of a manager. Here are some questions in which employees rate their leaders: “I would recommend my manager to others”: If the employee…

Union Presence Decreases Job Flexibility

In the National Labor Relations Act, “…once a collective-bargaining representative has been designated or selected by its employees, it is illegal for an employer to bargain with individual employees, with a group of employees, or with another employee representative.” Without union presence, you negotiate with your employer everyday (You are your own voice).  The self…