Thursday, August 08, 2013

Nonprofit Quarterly, August 8, 2013, Thursday

Nonprofit Quarterly

August 8, 2013, Thursday

Nonprofit Quarterly (full article)

Unions and the Nonprofit Workforce: A Few Considerations

Some union organizers don’t believe that bringing unions into nonprofit workplaces has to be all that contentious and adversarial. Maria Figueroa, director of Labor and Policy Research at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, cited examples of labor-management partnerships, such as the agreements between 1199 Healthcare Union/SEIU and voluntary hospitals in New York City and between unions and Kaiser Permanente as alternatives to us-versus-them scenarios.