Posts tagged retention

    Postal unions demand USPS ramp up hiring to address understaffing

    August 25, 2022 // While USPS under DeJoy has converted 100,000 part-time employees to full-time status, NALC National President Fredric Rolando said Tuesday that “moving to an all-career workforce with competitive starting wages” will be on the table for its next round of contract negotiations in 2024. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, NALC’s 2022 convention in Chicago,

    ‘People are walking off the job’: workers blame American Red Cross for US blood shortage

    June 28, 2022 // But workers at the organization say the shortage is being caused by widespread staffing issues. Low pay and understaffing are causing problems, and workers say they often have to turn away donors due to backed-up lines, and that management has not supported workers or donors enough to resolve these issues. A document from a January meeting revealed that a Red Cross senior account manager, Joseph Shockley, told hospital representatives that labor and staffing issues have driven blood supply concerns, cautioning: “We don’t want to drive donors to places that are understaffed that turn donors away – that becomes frustrating to donors.” Joseph Shockley, Darryl Ford, blood drives, coalition of labor unions, Bobbie Terrell,

    House tees up vote on union protections for staffers

    May 9, 2022 // The resolution introduced by Rep. Andy Levin would address that by finishing a process the House began more than a quarter-century ago. When lawmakers passed the Congressional Accountability Act in 1995, they essentially removed a legislative branch exception to numerous federal statutes, including labor laws. But the House never took the final step of approving regulations issued by the Office of Compliance, now the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights.

    IDENTIFYING & ADDRESSING TODAY’S LABOR CHALLENGES; A 2022 Study on the Impact of Labor Shortages in Franchising

    April 12, 2022 // An inaugural study on the impact of labor shortages on franchised businesses by the International Franchise Association (IFA) and FRANdata reveals the availability of qualified labor is the number one challenge facing small businesses today. The study shows how the franchise business model is uniquely equipped to adapt to today's challenges, highlighting the many ways franchisors are helping their franchisees address the labor shortage.