This Union Free: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors online training course explores how to recognize union organizing activities and provides strategies for maintaining employee engagement.
Today’s union movement is drastically different from what it was historically. Companies need to be prepared for union activity, and as a supervisor or manager, you have an important role to play. This course is designed to familiarize you with union organizing tactics, positive employee relations, and supervisory do’s and don’ts during union organizing campaigns.
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Union Free: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors course, the user will learn:
- Identify the purpose and key provisions of the National Labor Relations Act.
- Recognize the role of the National Labor Relations Board.
- Identify the methods used by unions to ensure a steady source of revenue.
- Recognize the impact of unions on the employer-employee relationship.
- Identify the advantages of a union free environment for employers, supervisors and employees.
- Review the tactics used by unions to get employers to capitulate to their demands.
- Recognize signs of union organizing activity.
- Outline ways of responding to union activity.
- Identify your roles and responsibilities as a supervisor or manager.
- Review the collective bargaining process.
- List strategies for maintaining employee engagement as a way to avoid union involvement.
- Identify laws that might strengthen the power of unions.
This online Union Free: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors course is made up of the following sections:
- The Background
- The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and Board (NLRB)
- Sources of Union Revenue
- Unions and the Employer-Employee Relationship
- Union Tactics — Traditional and Contemporary
- Recognizing Organizing Activity
- Responding to Organizing Activity
- Collective Bargaining
- Strategies for Maintaining Employee Engagement
- What's Next for Unions?
This Union Free: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors online training course was designed for employees in a supervisory or managerial role.
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