Union-Busting Report for February 17, 2021

Pitt faculty prepare for union election, adjust campaigning amid pandemic
Due to the pandemic, the election will likely take place using mail-in ballots. Pitt has also paid “union avoidance” law firm Ballard Spahr $2.1 million since 2016 to provide legal support during the separate faculty and graduate student union…
IBEW Local 494 Statement on Colectivo’s Union-Busting Meetings
Warsh on Colectivo’s employee meetings: Today, February 17th, Colectivo owners are hosting a presentation for their employees with union avoidance consultants from LRI Consulting Services. The presentation is designed to convince workers to vote…
IBEW Local 494 Statement on Colectivo’s Union-Busting Meetings
Warsh on Colectivo’s employee meetings: Today, February 17th, Colectivo owners are hosting a presentation for their employees with union avoidance consultants from LRI Consulting Services. The presentation is designed to convince workers to vote…
Colectivo Workers Petition for Union Election
…third party. In early fall of 2020, the owners hired expensive “union avoidance” consultants specializing in “maintaining the union-free workplace” to hold meetings intended to inform employees “of their rights and their ability to exercise and…
Gloves off in union fight between nurses, Maine Medical Center
…Consultants of Apollo Beach, Fla., a firm specializing in “union avoidance,” which was hired by MMC to help beat back the union effort. Its detractors refer to this as “union-busting,” and note that one of Reliant’s principals, Joseph Brock, is a…
Amazon’s anti-union campaign violates global labor & human rights standards
…forming a union. Amazon’s anti-union campaign: harassing workers at home and in the bathrooms Amazon’s unionbusting … ve unionbusting campaign in Bessemer. The corporation has hired a powerful anti-union law firm; sent mass anti-union text…