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Union Authorization Cards And Educating Your Employees

When union organizers begin handing out authorization cards, your employees may view them as nothing more than a piece of paper. They may think the card is just to get additional information or might think their signature is something they can get back. It’s a vulnerable time, and employees are likely to be highly susceptible to union promises. It’s up to management to make sure that employees understand the truth.

Preventive/ Orientation

In an ideal situation, employers will make an effort to stop union authorization card signing before it begins. The best offense is always a strong defense. Make sure employees understand the implications, power, and binding legal nature of authorization cards and how they are used by unions gain new members, and that they may say just about anything to get one signed.

Little Card, Big Trouble

During card signing

If a card signing campaign has begun within your workforce, educate employees as quickly as possible about the dangers of signing the cards. In this situation, most of the message remains the same, the timing and urgency just move up significantly.

Whether you have experienced card signing or not, Little Card, Big Trouble is the best, first step in building a union prevention plan. It’s time-tested (first produced over 20 years ago) and has been approved by the NLRB for employee orientation programs in both union and non-union environments.

Free Report: What Unions Today Don’t Want You To Know About Card Signing

Learn the secrets of union organizing and how you can proactively communicate with employees. When they know the tactics organizers use, employees are far less vulnerable to a union sales pitch.

Plus, find out about the video that’s been called “the most realistic depiction of in-house organizing” available today, “Little Card, Big Trouble.”

Union card signing report