Your Employees are Organizing a Union

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CFE
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
  • ACCA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Almost all employers are eligible for union organization—there is no minimum size or type of industry required for a union to represent employees. However, there are strategies employers can use to minimize the likelihood that a union would be accepted by employees.

Employees join unions because they are dissatisfied with how management treats employees and believe that the union can make conditions in the workplace better. While pay and benefits are often hot topics in union organizing tactics, employees are most influenced to join a union when the company is perceived to be unfair, unresponsive, or offering substandard working conditions to employees.

Managers every day are challenged in maintaining their employees Union Free Status.

In this CPE webinar, we will have varied discussions and learn or gain a refresher as to the Initial warning signs of Union Organizing which occur well before a Union gets the appropriate number of signed Authorization Cards and the NLRB Conducts a secret Election.

Learn why “the best Election is the one……that is never held”.

This CPE course will outline and discuss over twenty Initial Warning Signs of Union Organizing. We will engage in discussions as to what you can do and what you cannot do during a Union Campaign. There will be an introduction to the potential unfair labor practices that management can be held accountable for and why.

We will have discussions as to Union Authorization Cards and why employees sign them. There will be additional topics discussed such as the NLRB Election and what constraints the Employer is held to during this Campaign. The CPE webinar closes with a satirical presentation and discussion of “How to Ensure A Union in Your Workplace” (“What you do not ever want to do in the Workplace”).

Click here to access PDC/RCH Courses.

Learning Objectives

  • To discuss over twenty of the Initial Warning Signs of Union Organizing and understand how to be prepared to respond appropriately to each employee's concerns and questions. 
  • To analyze the mindset of the Union Organizer.
  • To discuss why Unions are more actively organized in Workplaces in recent years, as their percentages have dropped dramatically.
  • To inspect how to communicate successively with your employees as they will understand “How the Union Organizer is the only one who gains if this workforce is unionized”. 
  • To discuss ‘what you can do and “what you cannot do, for example, they are your employees we will discuss in great detail what you can discuss FACTS, OPINIONS, and EXAMPLES regarding Unions with your employees.
  • To analyze how to not initiate errors as ultimately worst-case scenario the NLRB can rule that you must bargain with this Union even though there has not been an election.
  • To discuss tips, tactics, and techniques so that a Union Organizing Campaign is NOT an Annual Event.
  • To analyze the dangers of committing an Unfair Labor Practice.
  • To discuss why employees sign authorization cards.
  • To investigate how to be successful in the NLRB election.

Recommended For

  • This Online CPE session is recommended for CPAs, CMAs, CEOs, Accountants, Human resources, CFOs, Business Owners, Business Managers, and other individuals who want to understand everything about Union in the organizations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Managers
  • Assistant Controllers
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • CFO/Controller
  • Compliance Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Risk Managers
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1.5 CPD Credit of Business Management and Organization for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Business Management and Organization for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1.5 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 22-PXRCA)
  • 1.5 RCH Credit for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 587078)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1.5 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Business Management and Organization for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1.5 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 1.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 1.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 1.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 1.5 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1.5
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

NASBA APPROVED

MY-CPE LLC, 1600 Highway 6 south, suite 250, sugar land, TX, 77478

MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Presenter

About Presenter

Gerry McLaughlin

, Gerry McLaughlin Consulting LLC

Gerry McLaughlin , Ms. IR, is the author of “Negotiating The Labor Agreement” His  experience  covers  30 years of successfully negotiating over 500+ labor contracts in varied industries as Executive Director and Vice President for Fortune 100 Companies, and in areas, such as, but not limited to, Manufacturing, Distribution, Telecom, Retail, Healthcare & Senior Care, Food services, Housekeeping & Facilities. 

He has negotiated with over 20 National and Local Unions, trained 1000’s of Managers in “Managing a Union Workplace”, ,”Negotiating A Labor Agreement” Collective Bargaining as well as Union Avoidance and Employee Relations issues.

He knows and fully understands:

  • How to build and maintain successful relationships with Union Leaders locally and nationally.
  • Maintain and/or Develop existing Managements Rights to ensure the unfettered Right “to run your business” Ensuring successful Workplace policies.

About Company

Gerry McLaughlin Consulting LLC

www.gerrymclaughlinconsulting.com/

Gerry McLaughlin Consulting LLC offers a wide range of  Employee and Labor Relations services to fit a multitude of industries. Whether we are negotiating your Collective Bargaining Agreement, Consulting with your team on an Employee  or Labor Relations issue, or conducting Training for your Managers or employees .Get in touch with us today to learn more about our services and how Gerry McLaughlin Consulting LLC can work for you.

We have over 30  years of experience, chairing in excess  of 500 Collective Bargaining Agreements with over 20 International unions, let us negotiate your upcoming  Collective Bargaining Agreement. At Gerry McLaughlin Consulting LLC, we combine our expertise and insights to help you achieve your goals.  And our staff has the capabilities and experience to actually do it.

Gerry McLaughlin Consulting LLC is your one stop address for Employee and Labor Relations Consulting Services. Let us conduct an indepth review and analysis of your Collective Bargaining Agreement. We examine what we can do to ensure your goals are met.

Faq

FAQs content

  • To receive Continuing Education credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • Continuing Education Credit Certificate is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete live webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. Credits would be issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
  • Polling feature Not supported: If you are logging in through browser or web portal in the browser (zoom.us) it doesn’t support the polling feature. Please be advised the current polling feature can only be supported via Zoom desktop and mobile app. You can check the same here : https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/203749865-Polling-for-webinars
  • This event may be a recorded rebroadcast of a live event done in past and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
  • If you still face the polling problem please don’t panic and provide your response in the chat and we shall consider the same for processing for credits. You can download Zoom by clicking on the mentioned link : https://zoom.us/download
  • Our courses meet the global Continuing Professional Development (CPD-IES7) Standard for Chartered Accountants with International Education Standard 7 (IES 7) set by The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Based on our accreditation by existing IFAC members and affiliates, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
  • You can manage your continuing education certificates and credits through your certificate dashboard which is available when you are logged in to your account (LOGIN)
  • As an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Education in the United States, myCPE online learning platform, courses, and webinars meet the requirements set forth by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), an IFAC Member Organization, as well as the National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), both IFAC Affiliates. As well as it has been approved by NASBA, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board), California Tax Education Council (CTEC), Society of Human Resource Professional (SHRM), Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and many more.Therefore, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable continuing education requirement as CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
  • myCPE Courses are taken by : CPA | CMA | CFE | CIA | CPA(Yellow Book)| CFP | CFA | CPA (Govt.) | EA | CRTP | MRTP | ORTP | ABV | CITP | CVA | PFS | CFF and others.
Your Employees are Organizing a Union

PREMIUM

1.5 Credits

Subject Area

Business Management and Organization

We use cookies to make your experience on this website better