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Union Avoidance or Neutrality? Chipotle Faces a Critical Decision as Michigan Store Unionizes

Chipotle Union Workers
Marking a first for the national chain but a familiar trend for the year, a Chipotle restaurant in Lansing, Michigan, has voted to unionize, the first of the company’s 3000 locations Read more

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The Challenges of Working Capital for Small and Mid-Size Construction Businesses
September 23, 2022
Record inflation, rising interest rates, and myriad supply chain issues are an amalgamation of challenges for any business in today’s climate. For small and mid-size construction companies, any of these issues Read more
Bluedot’s Report Offers Restaurants Insight Into Consumer Spending Behaviors
September 23, 2022
Inflation and ongoing concerns of a recession are affecting consumer spending behaviors. And as always, the restaurant industry is a great place to take the temperature of what people are willing to Read more
Advancements in Bone Health Imaging with Dr. Ego Seeman
September 23, 2022
  CurveBeam AI Medical Director - Endocrinology Prof. Ego Seeman recently sat down with Vinti Singh, CurveBeam AI’s Marketing Director, to discuss the future of bone health imaging. Prof. Seeman is a Read more
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Union Avoidance or Neutrality? Chipotle Faces a Critical Decision as Michigan Store Unionizes
September 13, 2022
Marking a first for the national chain but a familiar trend for the year, a Chipotle restaurant in Lansing, Michigan, has voted to unionize, the first of the company’s 3000 locations Read more
Auto Industry Professionals Weigh Solutions to Persisting Technician Shortage
August 17, 2022
  The demand for workers in the trades continues to outpace the supply at alarming rates. When it comes to the automotive industry, the need for technicians is estimated to be five Read more
Analysis: Lessons for CEOs from the Schultz & Starbucks Union Avoidance Campaign
May 17, 2022
Summary: In this report, corporate executives will get a full analysis of Starbucks' union avoidance saga since the return of Howard Schultz, detailing his strategies over the years, how he's Read more
Holiday Demand Forces Retailers to Get Creative with Hiring Strategies
November 25, 2021
  Black Friday is upon us, and rebounding consumer demand coupled with lingering product delays and U.S. dollar inflation is making for an unpredictable holiday demand. Retail Read more
Supply Chain Issues Leading To Price Hikes
November 1, 2021
  Key Points: A lot of issues in the supply chain can be attributed to an increase in demand that can't be met, leading to longer wait times and price hikes. The supply Read more
Will Consumers Be Seeing Higher Prices as the Result of the Tightened Supply Chain?
November 1, 2021
  Key Points: Consumers are going to see many more price increases by other producers as long as supply chain issues continue. Companies are trying to to figure out if Read more
As Inflation Rises, How Will Construction Sites Be Affected?
October 20, 2021
  Key Points: Labor and building materials are in short supply at construction sites across the country. The lingering shortage of skilled workers has worsened, Read more
Workers and Employers Wield Different Tools to Win the Labor Shortage
September 22, 2021
  Even though recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics point to rising rates in workers going back to their jobs, influenced in part by the end of COVID Read more
As Unemployment Benefits Expire, How Can Businesses Bring Workers Back?
September 10, 2021
COVID's economic and material disruptions gave many workers, across the blue- and white-collar spectrum, the tools to better analyze what they don't like about their work lives. Read more