By Steve Bruce for HR Daily Advisor:
Union issues are suddenly on the front burner. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) which enforces the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) has become particularly proactive in recent months, witness its very strong stand on social media rights of employees.
For the legal do’s and don’ts for employers, we turned to attorney Patricia Trainor, SPHR, managing editor for HR.BLR.com. Trainor also provided specific steps for keeping employees happy and maintaining a non-unionized workforce.
Employers are often confused about what they can legally say to employees about unions, says Trainor. Therefore, they often train supervisors and managers to say nothing. Many experts in union organizing believe that this is a mistake.
The entire article can be read here…