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Supervisor's Guide to Labor Relations


Supervisor's Guide to Labor Relations
By T.O. Collier, Jr.

2001, 21 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-932132-05-2
SHRMStore Item #: 61.73001

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This brief but indispensable book outlines, in practical language, the appropriate behaviors a supervisor should display during a labor-organizing campaign. To protect the rights of the company, the employees, and the union, supervisors must know exactly how to act.

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 About the Author

T.O. Collier, Jr. is the President of Nimblewill Creek Consulting, Inc.

 Table of Contents



Sample Company Policy on Employee Relations

What If I Notice Organizing Activity?

Do Employees Have the Right to Unionize?

Union Authorization Cards

The Organizing Campaign -- Process

The Organizing Campaign -- Election

Union Organizing Techniques

The Role of a Supervisor

Traits of a Good Supervisor

Solicitation and Distribution of Union Materials

Why Do Employees Join Unions?

Early Indicators of Union Activity

The Impact of a Union

Avoiding Unfair Labor Practices -- Do's

Avoiding Unfair Labor Practices -- Don'ts

TIPS for Supervisors

An Overview of Labor Law

Answering Questions from Employees