Together with MIT business school professor Tom Kochan, former chair of the MIT faculty and many-decades expert in organized labor, we wrote this piece in Harvard Business Review…

If you respond to worker organizing in a combative or dismissive way, you might be putting your company at risk: tarnishing your brand for consumers, poisoning productive workplace relationships, and deterring future talent from joining. If a union does eventually form at your company, you’ll have thrown away an opportunity to build a collaborative relationship. You’ll start from a place of dysfunction. Such problems can burden your company for decades.

You can read the rest here: https://hbr.org/2023/01/how-businesses-should-and-shouldnt-respond-to-union-organizing

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Roy Bahat

Head of Bloomberg Beta, investing in the best startups creating the future of work. Alignment: Neutral good