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LaborTalk – Walk the (Picket) Line

August 29, 2012 Leave a comment

 

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August, 2012

Permanent Solutions Labor Consultants, Inc.

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LaborTalkTM is a new podcast brought to you by Ricardo Torres, James Bishop and Pete Freeman. Together with influential guests within the Labor and Human Resources industries, they discuss pertinent issues that effect both employers and employees.

 

LaborTalk™ Podcast 8/29/2012

Walk the (Picket) Line

In this episode of LaborTalk, Permanent Solutions Labor Consultants’ President/CEO Ricardo Torres and PSLC’s James Bishop explore the conditions that drive employees to strike and the strategies employed by labor unions to encourage dissent and obstructionism in the workplace. This week’s conversation focuses on current labor issues in the service industry and the unique factors that come into play during service worker strikes.

As always, Rick and James finish up with some insightful advice for employers, specifically on how to facilitate a workplace that is immune to work stoppages and encourages an open and productive relationship between management and employees.

 
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Labor’s Attack – The Next Wave of Organizing?

August 22, 2012 Leave a comment

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This summer is a hot one, and we’re not just talking about the weather. Union activity is rising throughout the country and with strikes in California, Texas, Connecticut, Michigan and Illinois, it is crucial to familiarize yourself with how unions operate and weaknesses union leaders look for in a potential targets. The PSLabor Webinar series was created just for that purpose, and this edition is sure to be an eye-opener.

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Labor’s Attack – The Next Wave of Organizing?

In this installment of the PSLabor Webinar series, Permanant Solutions Labor Consultants President/CEO Ricardo Torres and Vice President of Client Relations Daniel Block discuss this summer’s union organization efforts. Highlights involve what weaknesses union organizers look for in targeting companies and provide suggestions for how to improve your employee relations and reduce your overall vulnerability. They provide concrete examples from their most recent campaign with a major non-profit organization in the Northeast and examine what the union’s organizing efforts meant for the company’s management and employees.

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Unionization and the Proposed NLRA Amendments

August 2, 2012 Leave a comment

LaborTalk

LaborTalkTM is a new podcast brought to you by Ricardo Torres, James Bishop and Pete Freeman. Together with influential guests within the Labor and Human Resources industries, they discuss pertinent issues that effect both employers and employees.

In the first episode, LaborTalk’s James Bishop and Pete Freeman bring Permanent Solutions Labor Consultants President, Ricardo Torres, and Nemeth Burwell, PC Attorney, Clifford Hammond, together to talk about Unionization as it applies to employees and employers. They delve into Union campaigns and explore how this situation will effect all parties involved.

As the new amendments to the National Labor Relations Act are still pending in Judicial Review, Cliff Hammond and Ricardo Torres talk about potential legal implications and what employers should expect for the future of Labor Relations, and what they can do before these amendments are put into practice.

Below is a link that you can follow to catch the latest interview from LaborTalk™ to stay updated on today’s labor issues.

 

http://pslabor.com/tempcontent.aspx?id=Pod080312

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