Employee Relations/Labor Relations (ER/LR) Unifying Principle #2: “Good Employee Relations Is Good Employee Relations”
Good employee relations is good employee relations, whether or not the employees in question happen to belong to a union. In turn, good employee relations fosters enhanced morale, which in turn strengthens the organization's culture. A stronger culture impacts and shapes the kinds of employee relations initiatives that will be most effective. When well-handled, this circle of influence can evolve positively and productively.
Employee Relations: External Considerations
As mentioned earlier, it's hard to think of anything that doesn't have an impact on employee relations. This is just as true of external considerations as it is ...