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Union Avoidance

Our Texas Lawyers Have Been Waging Successful Campaigns Against Labor Unions for More Than 30 Years

Unions claim to be on the side of the employees when they campaign at a workplace. As a business owner, you know how a union will affect both you and your employees negatively. By countering the propaganda that unions provide, you can prevent a successful union election and avoid union interference with your business.

As of 2014, Key Harrington Barnes PC has a success rate of 99 to one in union avoidance campaigns. Our attorneys have prevented labor unions from taking hold at companies in Texas and across the nation. We understand what is at stake for you and your employees when a union comes into your workplace. Preventing unionization is one of the things our firm does best.

The Guidance You Need to do Right by Your Employees

"It is not enough to win a war: it is more important to organize the peace." — Aristotle

Labor unions tend to come into businesses where the employees are unhappy. Unfortunately, the employees are rarely well-informed of how being unionized will affect their ability to work.

Our lawyers can help you create an anti-union campaign that will educate your employees on the benefits of remaining nonunion. We will also help you heal the rift between management and workforce so you can create a positive environment that keeps your employees happy.

There are some things you can and cannot do if employees attempt to unionize:

  • Do NOT prohibit or retaliate against employees for discussing unionization or for complaints about pay or work conditions.
  • Do NOT prohibit union employees from talking with union organizers during break or nonwork time (before or after work).
  • Do engage an attorney who is familiar with unions and labor issues to ensure you are complying with the law and to provide you with advice based on experience.
  • Do mount a campaign to inform your employees of the detriments of unionizing, so they understand the complete picture.

Our attorneys will help you find out what is driving the union campaign, counter it effectively and fix the problem that brought the union to your company in the first place. Our goal is to prevent this sort of intrusion into your business from ever happening again.

Prevent Union Organizers From Taking Hold in Your Company

Schedule your confidential consultation regarding union avoidance in your company. Call our office in Dallas at (214) 615-7925 or contact us online to learn more about our services. Our firm offers reasonable fees and retainers to help employers who cannot afford full-time in-house counsel.

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