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Union corporate campaigns

Charles R. Perry

Union corporate campaigns

by Charles R. Perry

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Published by Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Organizing -- United States.,
    • Labor unions -- Organizing -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Industrial relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Charles R. Perry.
      SeriesMajor Industrial Research Unit studies,, no. 66
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6490.O72 U665 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2749020M
      ISBN 100895460653
      LC Control Number86082727

        The report says that corporate campaigns have evolved into the primary mechanism for union organizers to confront corporate management, despite the “fundamentally extortionate quality” of the campaigns. Clearly, private equity corporations need to fight back against the massive damage these corporate campaigns can and do create.   Recognize union tactics such as the corporate campaign and the request for card-check recognition; Effectively respond to union organizing without violating the law, alienating the workforce or creating ill-will in the community; Employer's Guide to Union Organizing Campaigns, Edition, has been revised to include.

        The union and its members ultimately spent an estimated $, worth of time and money on the slots campaign. Justice Sonia Sotomayor found the $, "troubling.". The top campaign donor of the last 25 years is ActBlue, an online political-action committee dedicated to raising funds for Democrats. ActBlue’s political contributions, which total close to.

        One operative, Mark Jacoby, is an executive at a company called Let the Voters Decide, which has been collecting signatures for the West campaign in three states. [Ed. Note: Punchline alert!]. We are the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), a union of about 2 million diverse members in healthcare, the public sector and property services who believe in and fight for our Vision for a Just Society: where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where we come from or what color we are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better.


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Union corporate campaigns by Charles R. Perry Download PDF EPUB FB2

This briefing book summarizes the phenomenon known as the "corporate campaign" and identifies current trends in campaign strategy and tactics.

Among the principal observations and findings are the following: The corporate campaign was invented by the New Left in the s, and by the s was in widespread use by the labor movement. : Union Corporate Campaigns (Major Industrial Research Unit Studies) (): Perry, Charles R.: BooksCited by:   The book is based on ample sources and methods, among them an extensive review and analysis of media coverage, news releases, previous scholarship, union publications, campaign materials, interviews and conversations with individuals who have experienced corporate campaigns, public presentations by labor leaders and others, correspondence Cited by: Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perry, Charles R.

Union corporate campaigns. Philadelphia, Pa.: Industrial Research Unit. This gave birth to the union's "all-out" corporate campaign, said Peter List, CEO of Kulture, a national labor employment consultancy based in the Charleston, S.C., area.

corporate campaign is intended to bring so much pressure on a business that the employer decides that capitulating to the union’s demands is less painful than the alternative. The playbook for corporate campaigns was perhaps most famously brought to light by the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU’s) Contract Campaign.

In most corporate campaigns, unions or union-backed front groups allege corporate misconduct in order to generate negative publicity and drive away customers. For the union, the truth of these. Corporate campaigns are widely known as a means of organizing workers by disorganizing companies.

In launching a corporate campaign, a union identifies and then exploits a company’s perceived vulnerabilities. Common tactics unions employ in corporate campaigns include: Filing a stream of unfair labor practice charges against the company.

It's easy to make fun of corporate anti-union videos. But they've proven surprisingly effective, academics say Target's latest anti-union video highlights how effective corporate campaigns. A comprehensive campaign is labor union organizing or a collective bargaining campaign with a heavy focus on research, the use of community coalition-building, publicity and public pressure, political and regulatory pressure, and economic and legal pressure in addition to traditional organizing tactics.

The comprehensive campaign is a labor tactic primarily used in the United States, where. Campaign Websites. Union organizing campaigns are no longer confined to just the workplace. More and more unions are waging round-the-clock Internet-based campaigns.

Unions often put up websites before a petition is filed with the NLRB. Smart, aggressive management side campaigners must be prepared to do the same. No company wants to endure a corporate campaign, that increasingly common union organizing tool.

Corporate campaigns make use of a number of tactics—including negative press releases, Web sites with negative information about the company and complaints filed against the company with government agencies—to pressure employers into accepting union recognition or to. The Service Employees became a leader in corporate campaigns during Andrew Stern’s reign () as president.

The union, which includes tens of. When employees try to organize a union for a better and more secure job, employers often fight back strong – in the form of union-busting. Union-busting is any action by management to prevent employees from exercising their right to organize.

Union busting attorneys train supervisors on what to say to persuade workers to vote down a union. Union corporate campaigns pressure companies through highly publicized mass protests or demonstrations, political leverage, media assaults, and administrative complaints or lawsuits.

These campaigns were famously described as “The Death of a Thousand Cuts” but author Jarol B. Manheim. But the results of independent science don’t always shine a favorable light on corporate products and practices. In response, some corporations manipulate science and scientists to distort the truth about the dangers of their products, using a set of tactics made famous decades ago by the tobacco industry.

“Corporate campaigns are coordinated assaults on a company’s reputation. The union goes outside ordinary procedures for seeking representation or pressing its grievances. Instead, it mounts a full-scale political and public relations campaign, often enlisting other social and religious groups as allies and threatening the employer with an.

This was certainly the case in the campaigns by booksellers and other employees of Borders Books & Music—efforts that started in and petered out last year. Founded by two Ann Arbor hippies in the s, Borders is now the second-largest book retailer in the world.

A most telling document entitled “Developing New Tactics: Winning With Coordinated Corporate Campaigns,” published by the AFL-CIO, describes to union organizers how “United Food and Commercial Workers Local had tried for years to organize the Magruder’s supermarket chain in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.” After the union.

Effective campaigns work because they define a clear and simply choice. Action or no action. For unions, the most common choice would be joining the union — but it could be to sign the union card, become a delegate or shop steward, go on strike or take some form of industrial action or any number of other things.

New book on Matt Drudge shines spotlight on reclusive blogger the pressure takes the form of a so-called corporate campaign, whereby the union allies itself with outside third parties to .happens, the campaign participants or supporters will be ready for more. Communicate them all at once and there's no involvement in the 'story' of the campaign.

A good campaign has to be like a book or a drama - the outcome must be important but unknown. Showing a problem may lead to concern but in itself that won't lead to action.the 0-g committee. Sometimes the most effective thing a pro-union leader can do is to make a telephone call or engage the occasional wavering unit member in a one- on-one conversation when asked to do so by an organizer or committee member.

Finally, it is important to note that not all leaders will support the union campaign.