Episode 32: We’re All In This Together – The Role of Unions In the 21st Century Factory
The 21st century is a brave new world. Technological advancements role in like waves on a beach. The attitudes and expectations of employees are changing. People don’t just want a job anymore and they don’t just want to be told what to do. These changes are having an impact across manufacturing and their unions. This week on the Make It Right podcast Janet Eastman continues her conversation with manufacturing consultant and plant manager Jan Beunder. They discuss how leadership and employees can push for engagement and change in union environments to improve total employee involvement and output. They also look at the impact a younger workforce will have on changing the role of unions in factories.