PSLaborTalk Podcasts

Labor Movement Update

Labor Movement Update

Summer/Fall 2013

Now that there is an unquestioned, fully-seated NLRB with distinct pro-labor leanings, we expect to see more aggressive union activity and tactics, as demonstrated by the recent attacks on the fast food industry. Rick and Cliff are joined by Randy Stevenson, of Baird Holm, to discuss the 2013 summer wind-down and to predict near-future changes in the labor movement.

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Healthcare and the Unions

Healthcare and the Unions

What's Your Weakest Link?

Today, we'll be exploring the healthcare industry and their vulnerability to union attacks.

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Fast Food and the Unions

Fast Food and the Unions

On this episode of, Ricardo Torres and Bob Carroll are joined by James Reid of Maddin, Hauser, Wartell, Roth & Heller, P.C. to explore the unions' latest high-profile target: the fast food industry.

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Two-Front War

Two-Front War

Micro-Unions and Corporate Campaigns

On this episode of PSLaborTalk, we'll be discussing union corporate campaigns and micro-unions, including novel union organizing tactics that specialize in comprehensive and clandestine certification.

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The Future of the NLRB

The Future of the NLRB

On this week's must-hear episode, we will discuss conventional and unconventional possibilities that loom on the horizon for the National Labor Relations Board.

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Right to Know

Right to Know

Separating Fact from Fiction in Right to Work Legislation

Our topic on this edition is the ever-controversial Right to Work legislation.

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The Labor Party

The Labor Party

In this epidode, Michael J. Lotito (Littler Mendelson ), Ricardo Torres (PSLC), and Clifford Hammond (Nemeth Burwell) talk about the various initiatives on the ballots across the country this year.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Three labor relations veterans discuss the complexities of de-authorization and decertification, addressing misconceptions and providing a first-hand perspective on what goes into removing a union from the workplace.

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Let Me Talk to my Supervisor

Let Me Talk to my Supervisor

In this edition, we discuss the role of the supervisor in maintaining a positive employee/employer relationship.

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Walk the (Picket) Line

Walk the (Picket) Line

In this episode, we explore the conditions that drive employees to strike and the strategies employed by labor unions to encourage dissent and obstructionism in the workplace.

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Unionization and the Proposed NLRA Amendments

Unionization and the Proposed NLRA Amendments

As the new amendments to the National Labor Relations Act are still pending in Judicial Review, Cliff Hammond and Ricardo Torres talk about potential legal implications and what employers should expect for the future of Labor Relations, and what they can do before these amendments are put into practice.

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