Just gets the voting on the table doesnt actually

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just gets the voting on the table- doesn’t actually vote in the union d.in practice, they want about 60% to sign before the electione.the people sign say they will vote on unionization3.30% Showing of interest
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c.May spit the employees and decide who is involvedd.This could exclude HR or other units, management can recommend otherse.Both sides want the unit define to maximize their positionf.Unions fare better in smaller, homogeneous skill groupsg.The defined bargaining group may no longer have 30% interesth.Election scheduled after sufficient interest and unit definition are resolved5.Campaigna.Both the employer and the union may make their cases to the employees as to why their cases to the employees as to why they should vote for or against the unionb.Neither employers or union may engage in i.Coercionii.Threatsiii.Surveillancec.These are unfair labor practices that interfere with Section 8 rights of the NRLAd.Common union arguments:i.Union will prevent unfairnessii.Union will improve wagesiii.Employees will have a voiceiv.You control your unionv.Union will improve benefitse.Although unfair labor practices are illegal, they are still commonf.Common employer argumentsi.Improvements not dependent on unionization ii.Costs of union outweigh benefitsiii.Union is outsideriv.If union wins, strikes followg.Cant threaten, but can predictAntiunion videos posted onlineUnion campaigning- can request addresses, phone numbers, etc. to request infoHome visitsSolidarity daysUnions rallies Leaflets and informationActive committee inside workplaceSmall group meetingsOn site visits?oSolicitation outside of storeEmployer tactics:Provide pro-company and anti-union information
Variety of methods: letters, emails, meetingsCaptive audience meetings: company time and required attendanceAsymmetry in the organizing process or acknowledgement of property rights?NLRB Election StandardsElection conduct evaluated using laboratory conditions doctrine:oA true expression of the vote- no prejudice oEmployees should vote their preferenceoIf campaigning causes employees to vote differently from preference, new election- no bribes or coercionoMain violations are ULPs such as firing union supporterssection 8 of the NLRA defines ULPsFrequency of Employer TacticsOne on one meetings with supervisors77%oInterrogate workers about who they or other workers supported 63%oThreaten workers 54%Used outside consultant75%Threatened to close the facility57%More than five captive audience meetings53%Threatened cuts in wages and benefits47%Assisted anti-union committee30%Discharged workers for union support 34%Gave wage increase18%

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