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CLV Special Report - Managing Your Union-Free Workforce, 2nd Edition
By: Jamie Knight, LL.B.
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This revised edition is updated and expanded to incorporate the most significant legal issues. The core message of the book remains the same. It is a valid objective for the management team in a non-union workplace to try to remain non-union. Careful and ongoing attention to fundamental principles of effective and engaged human resources management is the best way to satisfy employees, it is unnecessary to select a union to represent their interests. In a positive and respectful manner, Jamie Knight applies his 30 years of advice to employers to provide a practical, approachable and easy-to-follow guide to successful management of your union-free workplace. This is a step-by-step guide to effective employee management for employers looking to boost workforce productivity and morale. Covering all aspects of employee management, from recruitment through performance management to terminations, this book allows you to review your current programs and identify areas for improvement. You're left with a blueprint for making unions unnecessary for the employees in your organization.
  • Practical, effective advice
  • Helpful diagrams, illustrations and examples included throughout
  • Clear and comprehensive index
About the Author

Jamie Knight, LL.B., practises labour and employment law as a partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP in the firm’s Hamilton and Toronto offices. Jamie has thirty-five years of experience working with his clients to improve the effectiveness of their human resources relationships. Jamie represents employers in all aspects of dealing with their unionized and non-unionized employees. Jamie’s practice features wrongful dismissal, human rights, health and safety, privacy, labour board hearings, collective bargaining and labour arbitrations. Jamie is an author/co-author of some twenty publications — almost all in multiple editions. He is a teacher, frequent speaker, and pro-active advocate for workplaces that work.

Jamie has been on the Board of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) since 2008, President in 2017 and Past President in 2018. In 2017, Jamie was named the Canadian HR Reporter 2017 Employment Lawyer of the Year, as selected by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. In addition to a Band 1 ranking in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, Jamie has maintained a high ranking for many years in other respected sources in both categories of employment and labour law. In 2018, Jamie was elected as a Fellow of the U.S.-based College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.