Scanning the Headlines: Employee Relations 2008-1976 (Archive)

 

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Health care human resources checklist.   Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   Nov./Dec. 2008.

Labor looks to advance their agenda in 2009Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   Nov./Dec. 2008.

The rapid response teamHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).    Nov./Dec. 2008.

New ads against card checkHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).    Nov./Dec. 2008.

Labor intensive. Modern Healthcare.   38(46):26-32, Nov. 17, 2008.

Largest healthcare unions.  Modern Healthcare.  38(45):34, Nov. 10, 2008.

Danaher, M., Smoak, O., and Stewart PC.  Collision course:  The intersection of employment cases and peer review information. Health Lawyers News.  12(11):10-16, Nov. 2008.

Danaher, M.  Hospital bylaws as contracts:  the developing battleground in healthcare-related employment cases.  Medstaff News.  7(3):6-9, Nov. 2008.

A look at workplace initiatives at the state-levelHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   Oct. 2008.

How unions work with religious leaders to organize workersHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   Oct. 2008.

Union Activities in different size hospitalsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   Oct. 2008.

Dowling, E.  Preparing for a union corporate campaignHospitals and Health Networks Online.  Sept. 9, 2008.

U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, Office of Labor-Management Standards. Online Public Disclosure Room: Union Reports and Collective Bargaining Agreements.  Available Aug. 20, 2008 at http://www.dol.gov/esa/olms/regs/compliance/rrlo/lmrda.htm.

National Labor Relations Board.  Election reports.  Available Aug. 20, 2008 at http://www.nlrb.gov/publications/reports/election_reports.aspx.

National Labor Relations Board.  Rules and Regulations.  Available Aug. 20, 2008 at http://www.nlrb.gov/publications/rules_and_regulations.aspx

A renewed focus on communicationsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July/Aug. 2008.

Goldsmith, W., and Kirschner, C.  Supreme court strikes down restrictions on employer speechHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July/Aug. 2008.

SEIU uses corporate campaign tactics against CNAHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July/Aug. 2008.

Union organizing in hospitalsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July/Aug. 2008.

Chart Book: Organized Labor in Hospitals.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, Summer 2008.  [AHA Members Only]

Weighing the value of organizing agreementsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2008.

Regional and state summary of representation (RC) petitions and elections in health careHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2008.

The union policeHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2008.

Voters will oppose labor's schemeHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2008.

Supplementary Data: Analysis of regional and state organizing activity in health care.    Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2008.

Creating a fair and just workplaceHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  May 2008.

NLRB election results: summary of historical data, 1997-2007Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  May 2008.

CNA/NNOC turns up the volume in message to nursesHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  May 2008.

Unique union election ground rules undermined by inter-union rivalryHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2008.

State workplace initiativesHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2008.

Union head moves to oust West Coast dissidentHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2008.

NLRB representation petitions and elections (RD, RD & RM).    Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2008.

Types of petitions as defined by the National Labor Relations BoardHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2008.

Union organizing in hospitalsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Mar. 2008.

CNA/NNOC forces cancellation of elections at Catholic healthcare partnersHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Mar. 2008.

Unprecedented fair election agreement sparks union rivalryHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Mar. 2008.

Union membership rate unchanged from 2006Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Mar. 2008.

The look ahead: what's likely to affect labor activity in 2008Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Mar. 2008.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Collective bargaining agreements.  Ithaca, NY:  Cornell University ILR School, Digital Commons, Feb. 4, 2008.

Labor Contracts Database.  Berkeley, CA:  Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Library, University of California.  Available Feb. 4, 2008.

Collective Bargaining Agreements File: Online Listings of Private and Public Sector Agreements.   Washington:  U.S. Department of Labor.  Employment Standards Administration, Feb. 4, 2008.

Unions step up aggressive organizing strategies against health care employersHospitals and Health Networks.  Web Exclusive.  Feb. 4, 2008.

Work Stoppages Program Data and Strike Report.  Washington:  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 4, 2008.

AHA supports overturning limitations on employer speech on union organizingHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Feb. 2008.

"What can nurses do to bring ratios to your state?" asks CNA/NNOCHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Feb. 2008.

'Card check' caveatHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Feb. 2008.

Salts may not be protected employees under the NLRAHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Feb. 2008.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Union members in 2007.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Labor, Jan. 25, 2008.

Arnold, L.  NLRB issues decision on restrictive e-mail policiesHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Jan. 2008.

Labor activity in health care: a preview of NLRB data from the first six months of 2008--Part 2Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Jan. 2008.

Kirschner, F.  Future scenarios for U.S. labor relationsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Jan. 2008.

Semi-Annual Labor Activity in Health Care Report.  Chicago:  American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, 2008.  (Ref WX 159.8 U58 2008).

Semi-Annual Labor Activity Report.  Chicago:  American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and Consultants to Management, Inc.  Current report available to ASHHRA members only at www.ashhra.org.  

Kirschner, FC, Jr. Corporate Campaigns: Five Questions Every Hospital Leader Should Ask to Prepare For and Manage a Corporate Campaign.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, 2008.  (AHA Members Only).

Manheim, J.  Trends in Union Corporate Campaigns.   Washington:  U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 2008.

Thrall, T.  Nurse unionzing effort fails as hospitals leaders listen--and respond--to staff woes.  Hosptials and Health Networks.  81(11):14-16, Nov. 2007.

Labor's ambitious legislative agendaHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Nov. 2007.  Erratum.

Kirschner, F.  In Dana Corp., NLRB offers protection for employee free choice with secret ballot electionsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Nov. 2007.

State legislative/regulatory activityHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Nov. 2007.

AHA servives on the webHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Nov. 2007.

Labor activity in health care--a preview of NRB data from the first six months of 2007Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Nov. 2007.

Unions push for nurse staffing ratiosHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Oct. 2007.  Erratum.

Results form the 29th ASHHRA membership surveyHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Oct. 2007.

Blesch, G.  Physician unions struggle to advance in numbersModern Physician.  Sept. 4, 2007.

Insights into the Mt. Sinai nurses' rejection of CNA/NNOCHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Sept. 2007.

Magnet recognition reflects a positive work environmentHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Sept. 2007.

Bernat, J.  Don't miss a gold opportunity for development.  HR Pulse.  28-32, Summer 2007.

Pettingill, D.  A new model of health care labor relationsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July 2007.

Albert, R.  Dealing with union strike strategies. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July 2007.

Regional and state summary of representation petitions and elections in the health care sectorHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  July 2007.

California nurses association joins AFL-CIO: implications for health care fieldHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2007.

Historical data of representation (RC) election results (1996-2006)Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   June 2007.

Historical data of decertification (RD & RM) election results (1996-2006)Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).   June 2007.

An analysis of NLRB decision makingHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  June 2007.

Murray, K.  Responsibility address union and budget issues.  Nursing Management.  38(5):64, May 2007.

SEIU takes aim at hospitals through antitrust suitsHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  May 2007.

Labor organizing: representation petitions and elections by unionHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  May 2007.

Types of petitions as defined by the national labor relations boardHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  May 2007.

Declining union membership shows need for "card check," union saysHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2007.

Declining union membershipHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2007.

Union membership in the health care industryHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2007.

Nurse staffing plans and ratios legislationHealth Care Labor Report (AHA Members only).  Apr. 2007. 

Johnson, R.  A kinder, gentler union?   HealthLeaders Magazine.  10(1):14-15, Jan. 2007.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Union members in 2006.  News Release, Jan 25, 2007.

Peters, M., and Williamson, C. How unions are using the Sherman Antitrust Act and wage surveys to organize the healthcare industry.    HealthLeaders Extra, Mar. 9, 2006.

Haugh R. The new union strategy. Turning the community against youHospitals and Health Networks.  80(5):32-37, May 2006.  [Also republished in Trustee.  59(10):14-16, 18, Nov./Dec. 2006.

Avoiding protests and picket lines: staying union free. GHA Today. 50(4):1, 6-7, Aug/Sept 2006.

IRS Consultants to Management.  Recruiting targets. Hospitals and Health Networks.  80(5):33, May 2006.

Labor Research Association. Union membership on the decline.  Hospitals and Health Networks.  80(5):34, May 2006. 

IRS Consultants to Management. Who’s in a union?  Hospitals and Health Networks.  80(5):33, May 2006.

IRS Consultants to Management. Different tactics unions use in their organizing effortsHospitals and Health Networks.  80(5):36, May 2006.

Semi-Annual Labor Activity Report.  Chicago:  American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and Consultants to Management, Inc. Current 2006 report available to ASHHRA members at www.ashhra.org.  

Institute of Industrial Relations Library, University of California, Berkeley.  Labor contracts database.  Available May 3, 2007 at http://www.irle.berkeley.edu/library/index.php?page=3

Weber, D. When nurses strike: a case study.  Patient Care Staffing Report.  5(4):1-6, Apr. 2005.

Roberts, C.  Keeping unions at bay. Rules and policies are a hospital’s best defense against union infiltration.  Trustee.  59(2):20-25, Feb. 2006.

Gilson, R., and Jeffrey, E.  Union corporate campaigns – forcing neutrality in the face of union organizing.  HR Pulse.  52-57, Summer 2005.

Block, V., and Jamerson, P.  Running a successful campaign against unionization.  (JONA) the Journal of Nursing Administration.  35(1):29-34, Jan. 2005.

Union Organizing in the Health Care Industry:  A BNA PLUS Special Report.  Washington, DC:  Bureau of National Affairs, Sept. 2005.  (Ref WX 159.8 U58o 2005).

Budd, K., Warino, L., and Patton, M.  Traditional and non-traditional collective bargaining: strategies to improve the patient care environment.  Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.  9(1), 2004.

Manheim, J.  Corporate Campaigns: Labor's Tactic of the "Death of a Thousand Cuts".   Washington:  Terrence Scanlon, Jan. 2002.

Kruger, K., and Metzger, N.  When Health Care Employees Strike: A Guide for Planning and Action.  2nd ed. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass, 2002. 

Hurd, R.  Professional Worker, Unions and Associations: Affinities and Antipathies.  Washington:  The Albert Shanker Institute, Summer 2000.

Denton, D.  Union Movement in American Hospitals, 1847-1976. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International , 1976. (W  76 D415u 1976).

 

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