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Labor: What unions know that you don’t

3 pieces of advice for keeping employees happy and avoiding union organizing campaigns

In light of the numerous stories about declining union membership in the U.S., it is easy to overlook the fact that unions still win a significant number of representation elections each year. Although employers may be reluctant to admit it, unions can teach employers important lessons that will strengthen an employer’s bonds with its employees. Paying attention to these lessons now can make it less likely that you will learn them the hard way, through a union organizing campaign.

1.      You are not the only one who takes work home

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Craig Oliver

Craig Oliver is a partner with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (Nashville, Tenn.) and serves as vice-chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice. His...

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