In the U.S., there is the very real possibility that the national sport, American football, will not start its season on time because all of the players will be out on strike. What’s amazing is that the National Football League (NFL) and the players are currently more successful than they’ve ever been. The events that … Read more What Sales Negotiators Can Learn From A Football Strike (Maybe)
Can anyone remember what happened way back in November of 2007? That’s when all of the writers in Hollywood went on strike. After that the Screen Actors Guild walked out. Talk about a mess. Well guess what, in the first half of 2011 this could all happen again – those contracts are once again just … Read more Sales Negotiations – Hollywood Style
In the world of Hollywood, they have the ability to make the unreal seem oh so real. However, right now they are having a great deal of difficulty negotiating to make a contract between the big movie studios and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) become a reality. Are we going to be looking at another … Read more Negotiation Battle: Tom Hanks vs. Mel Gibson
Just in case you had not heard, the Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has settled its strike with Boeing. The machinists had been off the job and on the picket lines for 52 days – a very long time for a Boeing strike. Both sides are calling the agreement that they came to as … Read more Boeing Strike Is Over: Did Negotiation Save The Day?
We’ve talked before about the labor negotiatons and the strike that is happening at Boeing. Since we last talked, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has gone out on strike against Boeing. This has caused Boeing’s commercial airplane factories to be idled for over three weeks so far. Probably what’s even more important … Read more Whatever Happened To That Boeing Negotiation?