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Category Archives: Employee Relations
by Beth Margulies, NECA Director, Communications My job at NECA is communications for both our members and the public, which has me going through different sources to see what’s working for other shops. I thought members of the NECA Women’s Peer Group (and their male colleagues) would appreciate this blog post from Richard Edelman, president … Read more
One reason I blog at NECA Transmissions is because I want to hear directly what people on our industry’s frontline are thinking. I don’t expect everyone to always agree with me, and I appreciate the people who take the time to write comments to my posts. While most NECA members agreed with my position on the Employee Free Choice Act, IBEW International President Ed Hill had another view.
I hate to add to the pile of bad financial news, but have you checked your local defined benefit pension plan lately? If it wasn’t underwater before this current stock market crisis, it is now. At least in terms of the funding standards under the new pension regulations established a couple years ago. Add private … Read more
In case you missed the news, the Men’s Dress Furnishing Association (MFDA) is shutting down after 60 years. MDFA is the trade group for American necktie manufacturers. The group decided to close its doors when its membership dropped from 120 to under 25. Their leaders blame competition from manufacturers outside the U.S. and, more importantly, … Read more
Larry Bradley’s response that I posted in my last entry raised a couple more questions, so I went back to the source for a little more information. JG: Larry, you said that NEBF is in great shape now, what’s to prevent it from entering the “red zone” sometime in the future? Are the Trustees making … Read more
All the news about troubled financial markets is enough to make anyone nervous about their own investments. So I asked Larry Bradley, Secretary-Treasurer for the National Electrical Benefit Fund, a couple of the questions that had been on my mind recently about the NEBF. JG: It seems like every time I read a newspaper or … Read more
As Executive Director of NECA’s Southern Region, B. David Roberts is responsible for a territory from Arizona to Virginia that encompasses 15 states and 34 NECA chapters. He interacts regularly with two NECA District Vice Presidents and four IBEW International Vice Presidents. He directs a staff of four NECA field representatives, plus an office assistant. … Read more