It takes two; two to make and two to break. We’ve heard this applied time and time again to our personal lives although it could not be truer for the Management and Union relationship.
The ability for labour relations to be successful heavily depends on both parties having a strong relationship to rely on when things get dicey.
With a strong foundation, both parties can express their interest in an environment that allows for disagreement while still maintaining a mutual respect. Now if we could only apply that to our personal lives…..hmm.