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Allstate Agents Group Hopes to Affiliate With AFL-CIO

July 19, 2011
The National Association of Professional Allstate Agents Inc., formed more than two decades ago to protest Allstate’s move to shift more overhead costs to agents, will begin soon to solicit votes from its members on joining the Office and Professional Employees International Union as a guild.
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Heightened Union Activity Putting HR on Notice

July 11, 2011
The NLRB’s ‘EFCA light’ proposal to speed up the union election process and the Labor Department’s plan to clarify when employers must disclose pacts with labor relations consultants are signals to HR practitioners to review policies to ensure compliance with the National Labor Relations Act, to stay informed on laws and regulations and union tactics, and stay connected with their employees.
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