Working with Unions and Bargaining Breakdowns
Unionizing, bargaining, and striking are considered to be among employees’ basic rights. It’s ideal when the bargaining process is smooth and productive; however, this does not always happen. Sometimes, negotiations stall because one side or the other refuses to compromise on certain points. When this happens, there are several common tactics that unions and management use to get the other side to give in.
- Kinds of strikes used by unions
- The use of lockouts
- Other union tactics
- Some guidelines for maintaining positive relations with unions