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How To Get Through A Strike Without Losing

- Updated December 1, 2017

Every now and then, people are going to start voicing the fact that they are dissatisfied with the current working conditions in their company. This can be a major problem if you are a manager or the owner of a small business or a company. If you don’t solve the problem as quickly as you can, you are going to wind up running the company into huge losses because you don’t have anyone working in it. This is because the easiest way in which employees think that they can get their bosses to submit to their demands is to go on strike. An outright refusal to work would mean that your office would immediately be understaffed with no way out until the end of the strike.

Strikes could kill your business

Of course, one of the main reasons why anyone goes on strike is so that they can get a raise. If you were to put yourself in their shoes you would probably be able to understand why this is. With the rising cost of living in the world right now, it is impossible to survive without increased pay. However, what people fail to understand is that it is just as hard for an owner to fit the increased salaries into their current company budget. Instead they make ridiculous demands, and in the worst cases outright refuse to work anymore. While you may think that there is no way out for you in this kind of situation, you could always get some staff from one of any number of temp recruitment agencies in your area.

The best thing about the people from normal temp recruitment agencies is that they do not expect raises in pay, or even added benefits. This means that there is absolutely no chance of them going on strike. While it is true that you would have to train them in their jobs all over again, you can always take another option and have temporary staff come in who have had prior experience in a similar field. This means that the extra training you have to give them will be minimal, allowing you to save quite a bit more than you would if you were to submit to your employees’ demands. In addition to this, when the strike is over you can ask the temps to leave and there will be no fuss at all.

This makes the hiring of temporary staff members very attractive to any business owner who is going through a strike. With these people filling in for your normal staff, you will be able to ensure that your business doesn’t start losing profits because your employees decided to get greedy one fine day and ask for more.

 

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