Maintaining a Union-Free Workplace
Updating Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Original Authors: Mark Goodwin; Deborah Kemp, DKRM Consulting
- Employers should develop and implement a proactive union-avoidance strategy if they wish to maintain a union-free workplace. See Why Have a Union-Avoidance Strategy?
- There are various employee relations best practices that an employer can implement to prevent a union from gaining support in the workplace. See Elements of a Union-Avoidance Strategy.
- Supervisors must be aware of union-avoidance tactics as well as steps to create a family spirit among employees and management. See Supervisors and Union-Avoidance Tactics.
- There are certain union-avoidance strategies that are prohibited by the National Labor Relations Act. See Prohibited Actions.