Human Resources Archives


November 15, 2021 3:00 pm

Nov. 15: Union Shop or Open Shop?

A number of colleagues have reached out with questions about the difference between a “union shop” and an “open shop.”…


November 5, 2021 12:00 pm

Nov. 5: What is Collective Bargaining?

Over the past month, a number of colleagues have reached out with basic questions about the process of collective bargaining….


November 3, 2021 10:00 am

Nov. 3: Working at Bates

Bates offers eligible employees — those who work at least half-time — competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits program that…


November 2, 2021 8:00 am

Nov. 2: Basic Facts About Labor Unions

Many colleagues have reached out to ask basic questions about labor unions, the petition process, and how that process interacts…