Labor Unions, Relations with

There can be tension in a unionized workplace if labor union leaders seek to block volunteer involvement to protect paid jobs -- a too-narrow perspective on the role of volunteers.

"A New Era of Responsibility": An Open Letter to President Obama, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2009
The Choice of the Citizen: Pay Taxes, Do Without, or Volunteer, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2011
The Difference Between Needing and Wanting Volunteers, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2009
Differentiating between Volunteering and Working for Pay, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2010
The Fair Labor Standards Act and Other Obstacles to Progress, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2006
The Just-a-Volunteer Syndrome, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 1999
The Power of Difference, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2008
A Proposal for Five Additional Goals after the Summit, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 1997
Replacing Volunteers with Paid Staff, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2008
Shaping Public Opinion: Volunteering, Government, and News Reports, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2004
Should Volunteer Program Managers Be Volunteers, Too?, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2007
Staff Resistance and Highly-Skilled Volunteers, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 1999
Still Tilting at Windmills, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2005
What Would the Perfect Volunteer-Involving Organization Look Like?, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2012
Why Is It Labor Unions vs. Volunteers?, Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 1997
"You Get What You Pay For", Susan J. Ellis, Energize Hot Topic, 2010
eLaws: Fair Labor Standards Act Advisor

The US Department of Labor's explanation of the FLSA as it applies to volunteers, including employees as volunteers.

15-minute podcast from Vantage Point in Canada about how to get labor unions on board with volunteer involvement, with guest Jill Wurflinger, National Director of Volunteer Engagement at the Canadian Diabetes Association, 

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