Phase Four

Week/Phase 4 – Employment Security & Strikes

Phase Four covers some misconceptions most workers have about job security under a union, and that feared weapon – strikes. Most would be surprised to learn that a unionized company is actually more likely to use layoffs as an austerity measure, and that strikes are generally used to force employees to accept a less-than-stellar contract, rather than as a threat against the company.

Click on the picture of each file below to download the materials for use in this campaign. Click here to review how to use these materials, or download the Campaign Instructions Booklet for full description/reminder on how to use each of the key files and documents on this site.

Below the documents is a training video that will take you through the Employee Meeting Presentation (the Power Point presentation).

Checklist

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FAQs

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Poster

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Challenge Cards

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Meeting Announcement

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Phase 4 Strikes Presentation (RWDSU Version)

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Phase 4 Strikes Presentation (Teamsters Version)

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Phase 4 Strikes Presentation (SEIU Version)

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Phase 4 Strikes Presentation (UFCW Version)

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Video files used in Employee Meeting PPT presentation:

You can preview the video files by clicking in the video window of each file below. If you decide to download and insert into your presentation, read the download instructions below the video window.

Download the Video Insertion guide (see below video windows) for instructions on how to properly insert the video files into your Power Point presentation slide decks.

To download the clips, just click the link. 

Additional Online Resources:

http://supreme.justia.com/us/452/666/case.html#
Court case surrounding the employer’s right to make economic business decisions or management rights.

http://www.bls.gov/wsp/
This is the Department of Labor’s work stoppages project home page. Here they track major strikes.