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Staying Union Free

Who should attend:
Personnel Administrators
Managers and Mid-managers
HR Managers
Program outline:

  • What is a union guarantee?
  • What a union cannot do.
  • What a union will do.
  • Supervisor as a role model and sound management practices.
  • Six sins of a supervisor.
  • TIPS (Threats, Interrogation, Promises, Surveillance): what constitutes such and what does not?
  • What a supervisor can and cannot do.
  • What the supervisor can and should do as part of early preventive practice.
  • What are union cards and their use by unions?
  • Early avoidance, recognizing early onset of union activity.
  • Clues to a covert union drive.
  • Employer plan for preparing for and responding to union activity.


Taylor B. Smith, Partner, The Kullman Firm, Columbus, MS

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Check-in 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.  
Seminar 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Mississippi Manufacturers Association
720 N President St.
Jackson, MS 39202

$149 per person. Cost includes lunch, coffee, soft drinks and handout materials. For MMA member companies sending three (3) or more employees from the same company location, cost is $115. 

Space is limited to 25 attendees.

Suggested Hotels in Jackson:
(Room rates based on availability.)
Cabot Lodge Millsaps
2375 N State Street
Corporate rate: $99 per night; code: MMA

Reminder notices will be sent a few days prior to the seminar. If you do not receive a reminder notice, or if you would like more information about this or other MMA seminars, contact Barbara at 601-292-1125 or
9/28/2017 9:00 AM - 9/28/2017 2:00 PM