'Negotiate crisis terms with unions,' HR urged
- HR's ability to lead will be closely scrutinised. Berry, Mike // Personnel Today;11/4/2008, p12
The article introduces a series of articles published in this issue related to personnel management in Great Britain. This week's analysis on page 7 outlines the demands on the British government of leading HR, business and trade union figures to help ease the pressure on employers as they chart...
- Retrenchment seminar key to opportunities. Hattingh, Deon // Finance Week;6/14/2004 Supplement, p12
Reports that South African labor union UASA is ensuring that unions negotiate a social program including a retrenchment seminar with al employers. Objective of retrenchment seminars to equip retrenched employees for life after retrenchment; Concept and structure of the seminars.
- Communists and Auto Workers: The Struggle for Industrial Unionism in the Canadian Automobile Industry, 1925-36. Manley, John // Labour / Le Travail;Spring86, Vol. 17, p105
DURING THE 1920S AND early 1930s the struggle for industrial unionism in the Canadian auto industry was predominantly organized and led by Communist Party members. They, however, had little success with workers whose enjoyment of unusually high industrial wages was tempered by the knowledge that...
- Cities must invest in people to rebound. // Central Penn Business Journal;5/18/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p16
The author discusses the need of city governments in Harrisburg and York in Pennsylvania to invest in people in an effort to recover from the economic crisis in 2012 in the country.
- The union as employer. Clark, Paul F.; Gray, Lois // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Fall96, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p488
Examines personnel practices in unions operating in Canada. Analysis of the data collected from a representative sample of labor organizations; Indications that personnel policies are the exceptions in Canadian unions; Relationship between the size and sophistication of administrative practices.
- Why HR needs vision on staff consultation. Lloyd, John // Personnel Today;5/21/2002, p17
Focuses on the importance of staff consultation among human resources in Great Britain. Need to be aware of the process management in workplace; Restoration of level of trade union rights; Challenge to design work structures to change at work.
- When unions knock, how should employers answer? Darby, G. Harrison; Bryant, Margaret R. // HR Magazine;Jul97, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p124
Stresses that employers must be prepared to face union organizers. Solicitation and distribution rules; Management's free speech rights; Examples of common questions asked by employees and some legal answers by the managers; Back door organizing tactics. INSET: What not to do..
- The Effects of Workplace Unionization on Worker Responses to HRM Innovation. KIZILOS, MARK; RESHEF, YONATAN // Journal of Labor Research;Fall97, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p641
This study develops and empirically tests a theory which explains how workplace unionization affects worker responses to HRM innovation. We hypothesize that union support varies depending on whether the union perceives the innovation as a threat to its power base and institutional security or as...
- How to keep your company non-union. Leahy, John // BusinessWest;Feb96, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p52
Advises employers on what to do to keep their companies free of labor unions. Offering wages and benefits competitive with union standards; Encouraging employee involvement in management.