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The Discouragement of Unions by Employers

What actions can an employer take to try to discourage their workers from organizing? Do you believe this would ultimately benefit or hurt the employer? Why?

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One of the main steps that an employer can take is to have what's commonly referred to as an "open door policy." This is an internal policy which states that management and employees will maintain open communication. Each year, various items are discussed openly with employees either during the time of the employee's review or as a group, if individual employee reviews are not ...

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This solution discusses the actions that an employer can take to discourage workers from organizing. This solution also discusses if this type of activity would ultimately benefit or hurt the employer. Includes 1 reference.