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Tip Tuesday: How Can a Labor Relations Consulting Firm Help?

May 18, 2021

The primary objectives of labor relations are to (1) maintain a positive labor-management relationship, (2) manage costs, (3) be able to operate efficiently, and (4) successfully conclude negotiations. However, many companies do not have the resources to support daily labor relations responsibilities AND prepare for negotiations when contracts are up for renewal.

How Can a LR Consulting Firm Help?

  • Understanding union recognition and management rights
  • Labor relations training
  • Negotiate CBA
  • Grievance procedures
  • Discharge and disciplinary procedures
  • Compensation rates
  • Hours of work
  • Benefits
  • Health and safety provisions
  • Job security/seniority provisions
  • Strike contingency plans
  • Contract term and effective dates