Gerry McLaughlin Ms. IR is the author of "Negotiating The Labor Agreement." His experience covers 30 years of successfully negotiating over 500 labor contracts in varied industries as Executive Director and Vice President for Fortune 100 Companies and in areas, such as,: Manufacturing, Distribution, Telecom, Retail,Healthcare & Senior Care, Food services, Housekeeping & Facilities.
He has negotiated with over 20 National and Local Unions such as: Communications Workers, Teamsters, AFSCME, UNITEHERE, SEIU1199, UFCW, IAM, IUOE, SEIU 32BJ, IBEW, IUPAT, UAW, UPSEU, Workers United, UWA,USWU-IUJAT, CSEA, RWDSU, USAW-RI, and LIUNA,
He has trained over 1000 Managers in Managing a Union Workplace, Collective Bargaining as well as Union Avoidance and Employee Relations issues. He knows and fully understands:
- How to build and maintain successful relationships with Union Leaders locally and nationally
- Maintain and/or develop existing Managements Rights to ensure the unfettered Right "to run your business" ensuring successful workplace policies such as Attendance Plans
- Develop and/or protect consistent contract language, review and achieve healthcare savings from existing Indemnity Plans to HMO's & PPO Plans. He consistently ensures that clients' expectations are met, if not exceeded.
- He responds promptly to meet client concerns for Consistent Contract Interpretation, Contract Analysis, Benefits/Policy questions or guidance on disciplinary matters