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Labor Law and How to Explain It

By Walter Orechwa

Labor consultants often struggle to explain the complexities of labor law to their clients. Employers don’t want long, drawn out legal explanations of the laws. They need examples that are relevant to their company that lets the employers know how a law would affect them rather than just hearing what the laws state. Picture a […]

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Collective Bargaining: What is a Good-Faith Impasse?

By Walter Orechwa

Anyone who wonders how long union contract negotiations can last when the National Labor Relations Board and courts get involved only has to look at the Mikesell’s Potato Chip Co. versus General Truck Drivers, Warehousemen, Helpers, Sales and Service v, and Casino Employees, Teamsters Local Union No. 957, Case 09-CA-094143. Ironically, the employer tried to […]

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How to Talk to Employees About Collective Bargaining

By Walter Orechwa

Better wages, better benefits, better working conditions — these are just a few of the promises union organizers make during collective bargaining to employees to gain their support during an organizing drive. An employer can’t make the same kinds of lofty claims unless they want to risk an Unfair Labor Practice charge. It’s a little […]

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