Prepare for Labor Union Contract Bargaining and Negotiations, Strike Contingency Planning
Union Contract NegotiationsUnion contract negotiations between labor and management can create strain in a company as one side may try to gain power over the other during the negotiation process. Whether the employees are demanding an increase in wages and/or benefits or your management team is looking for ways to increase productivity —when union bargaining is underway conflict frequently exists and it’s often stressful for both sides.
Your organization needs to be prepared for a work stoppage even while working toward a successful resolution to union contract negotiations.
Key points to think about when entering a union contract negotiation:
- Despite the balance of power between labor and management, your business needs to remain operational.
- Even a short work stoppage can impact your customer relationships unless a professional response is implemented.
Proven time and again, MADI’s valuable support in planning and providing skilled temporary personnel and professional security teams increases a company’s negotiating power during union contract negotiations.