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Strike Replacement Workers

Shift the power to your side during union contract negotiations

  • Limit exposure and risk with a workforce optimized specifically for a labor dispute.
  • 100% Replacement guarantee, if they are not the right fit, we replace them at no additional cost.
  • Contingent workforce can be deployed immediately when readiness option is chosen.

What Are Strike Replacement Workers? 

Replacement workers are people who are employed to replace union workers on strike or locked out during a labor dispute. 

Maintain critical operations during a labor dispute with Strike Replacement Workers.

When facing a strike, having to shut down for even a small period of time can translate into significant losses. Ramping up fast with temporary strike replacement workers that possess the skills, certifications, and experience to meet your production needs in a labor dispute environment is essential for keeping your business operating competitively and continuing to meet the expectations of your customers and shareholders.

Get strike replacement workers on-site rapidly, anywhere in the U.S.

With MADI’s labor dispute management expertise and ability to source and deploy strike replacement workers quickly and efficiently, your company is uniquely positioned so that in the event of a labor dispute you can remain operational with experienced and skilled MADI replacement employees in each area of your operations.

Because MADI’s recruiting team is fully self-contained, we are in a unique position to maintain extensive skilled replacement worker resources - ranging from Nuclear-Qualified Plant Operators to Production Personnel.

National Recruiting & Efficient Deployments to all 50 States

MADI strike staffing services include: 

  • We deploy temporary workers from a national database of employees, all of whom are paid under MADI’s payroll and covered by our insurance benefits.
  • MADI has a zero-tolerance alcohol and drug policy at all times, and all of our employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
  • We actively recruit replacement personnel with the industry, and position-specific skills, experience, and certifications you require.
  • Through the application of business continuity best practices, we optimize staffing levels to meet your specific operational goals for the duration of a strike.
  • All MADI replacement workers are screened, background checked and supervised by our professional and highly experienced managers 24/7.
  • MADI also manages all accommodations and transportation to and from your facility for each shift as a team for safety and optimal productivity.

Seamless Strike Workforce Integration & Productivity

As part of the process in identifying which positions in your organization require strike replacements, MADI conducts a detailed analysis of your operational processes and job requirements.

When MADI's strike replacement workers arrive on-site, they need very little ramp-up time because all staffing is matched to both the position and equipment, as well as prior experience and certifications.

With our proprietary systems to recruit and deploy temporary personnel quickly, we are able to fill contingent staffing needs in most industries and positions from Nuclear-qualified Plant Operators to Machinists, Mechanics, and Welders of all types.

Do you need strike replacement workers?

We provide up to four (4) levels of Readiness and corresponding deployment speed, based on your tolerance for risk and the situation at hand as it develops:

  1. Remote Analysis: This is a free service where we walk through your potential staffing and security needs and conduct a Site Review using satellite imagery.
  2. Business Continuity Plan: MADI's experts conduct an on-site analysis of your operations and staffing to identify Gaps and present optimized staffing and security recommendations that will maintain operations and provide protection during a strike.
  3. Standby Workforce: In-house recruiters develop pools of standby personnel, often at 2:1 levels, to compensate for "churn" and ensure your personnel requirements can be met within 24 to 72 hours. 
  4. Pre-Deployed Workforce: For companies that simply cannot afford any downtime due to a strike, MADI can pre-deploy a full or partial team of operations and/or security personnel who can be on the job instantly.

See how MADI has helped clients prepare for, respond to, and win Labor Disputes:

Experience the leverage a Strike Contingency Plan provides.

when you partner with a team of reliable professionals ready to assist in the event of a work stoppage.

MADI's reputation is built upon our ability to consistently provide Strike Contingency Services that place the right strike replacement workers in the right jobs, within 24-48 hours or sooner when the readiness or pre-strike deployment options are chosen.

The result of teaming with MADI for your strike replacement workers will be the successful continuation of operations despite the potential threats posed by a strike or lockout.

Preparing Strike Contingency Plans? 

This Toolbox will help you streamline the process




  1. How can strike replacement workers help my business?
  2. How do you prepare a business continuity plan?

Our specialists analyze your onsite operations and staffing needs to determine how your company works under normal conditions and how you intend to function during a labor dispute. After that, they prepare staffing and security recommendations that will help your business to work normally during a strike or other critical situations.

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