Labor Strike

At MPS Security & Protection, we have a team of strike security officers who are specially trained and experienced in handling labor disputes. Our services include providing security on picket lines, documenting incidents, collecting evidence, transporting employees, and protecting executives. We can help protect your personnel, assets, products, and reputation during times of labor unrest.

The Importance of Strike Security

Protecting Your Employees, Property, and Assets

MPS Security can help your company maintain peace and security during a labor dispute nationwide through our labor strike security services. If negotiations break down, the safety of your employees becomes a top priority. Our team of strike security officers are specifically trained to handle labor disputes and can provide video evidence collection for potential litigation. Let us help alleviate some of the stress and worry that comes with a labor dispute by ensuring the safety and security of your employees and company.

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Why is Strike Security Necessary?

There are several reasons why strike security is necessary. Here are a few examples:

Protecting employees
The safety of your employees is of the utmost importance. During a strike, there is a risk of physical altercations, vandalism, and other acts of violence. Having trained security guards on site can help to prevent these incidents and ensure that your employees feel safe and secure.

Protecting property
A strike can also lead to damage to your business’s property. This can include graffiti, broken windows, or other forms of vandalism. Strike security guards can help to prevent this type of damage and protect your property from harm.

Protecting assets
Your business’s assets, such as equipment and inventory, can also be at risk during a strike. Strike security guards can help to safeguard these assets and prevent them from being damaged or stolen.

Maintaining order
A strike can be a chaotic and confusing time for everyone involved. Strike security guards can help to maintain order and ensure that everyone follows the rules and regulations. This can help to minimize disruptions and ensure that the strike proceeds smoothly.

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Our Services

MPS Security is a multi-service security firm providing physical and asset security using Uniformed Security Officers and Executive Protection agents in all fields.

Executive Protection

MPS Security provides protective services to executives, celebrities, high net-worth individuals, employees, and others who may be at risk

Risk Management

We provide Risk Management services using Security Assessments and Tabletop Exercise Facilitation for companies of all sizes

Investigation

Our service includes background searches, interviews, surveillance, asset searches, litigation support, and personal locates

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Our professional appearance, marked vehicles, and 24/7 patrols establish a safe environment for businesses, employees, and individuals under our watch

Residential Security

MPS Residential Security Team (RST) provides protection and security for celebrities and high net-worth clients

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The Role of Strike Security Guards

Strike security guards play a crucial role in protecting your business during a strike. Some of their responsibilities and duties may include:

A strike security officer plays a crucial role during labor disputes and strikes, and is primarily responsible for maintaining order, ensuring safety, and protecting property. Their roles are multi-faceted, and often require balancing competing interests to ensure a peaceful resolution of the dispute.

Maintaining Peace and Order

One of the primary responsibilities of a strike security officer is maintaining peace and order. This includes de-escalating potential confrontations, intervening in violent incidents, and managing the crowd to prevent situations from spiraling out of control. They work closely with law enforcement and other relevant authorities to ensure all parties adhere to the law.

Protecting Property

A crucial part of a strike security officer’s role is to safeguard company property. During labor disputes and strikes, there’s often a heightened risk of vandalism or sabotage. A strike security officer is tasked with deterring such acts and ensuring the security of physical assets.

Ensuring the Safety of All Parties

A strike security officer is responsible for the safety of all parties involved in the dispute – from the striking workers to the company’s management and non-striking employees. This involves creating a safe environment for peaceful protest and ensuring that no one is physically harmed during the process.

Gathering and Reporting Information

Strike security officers are often called upon to document incidents and collect evidence during labor disputes. They may use a variety of tools to record activities, including video and audio devices, which can be used later to assess the events that transpired, inform strategic decision-making, or provide evidence in legal proceedings.

Communication and Liaison

Effective communication is a key part of a strike security officer’s role. They must liaise between the company’s management, the workers, and law enforcement agencies. Providing clear, accurate information to all parties can help defuse tension and foster an environment conducive to conflict resolution.

Compliance with Legal and Ethical Standards

Finally, a strike security officer must ensure compliance with all legal regulations and ethical standards. This includes respecting the rights of the workers to engage in peaceful protest, as well as upholding the company’s rights to protect its interests. This balancing act requires a deep understanding of labor laws, human rights principles, and industry-specific regulations.

Contact a Security Advisor

Our advisors at MPS security are specialized experts, who work closely with you to meet the needs of you, your client, or organization. With resources nationwide, we can provide local security, while providing comprehensive risk management anywhere you travel. Contact us for a consultation.

    Explore Strike Security Further

    Deep Dive Into Case Studies and Articles on Security in Strikes

    Curious about the practical implications and real-world applications of security during strikes? Our comprehensive case studies and articles provide in-depth insights and unique perspectives on this crucial subject. Click below to explore:

    Article: Balancing Rights and Security — An In-depth Look at Strikes and Labor Disputes: In the world of labor relations, strikes and labor disputes represent some of the most challenging and potentially volatile scenarios.

    Case Study: British Airways Cabin Crew Strike (2010): Understand how private security played a pivotal role during one of the most significant labor disputes in the aviation industry.

    Case Study: Protection of Property during Labor Disputes: Explore real-world examples of how security measures can prevent damage and loss of property during strikes.

    Article: The Legal Framework of Strikes and Labor Disputes: Delve into the complexities of the law as it applies to strikes, labor disputes, and the role of security.

    How to Prepare for a Strike

    If you're expecting a strike at your business, it's essential to be prepared.

    When it comes to preparing for a potential strike, there are several steps that businesses can take to protect them-selves and minimize the impact on their operations. Here are some key measures to consider:

    Review Your Insurance Coverage

    Before a strike occurs it’s important to review your insurance coverage to ensure that you have adequate protection in case of any damage or losses that may occur during a strike. This may include things like property damage, business interruption, and liability coverage.

    Develop a Contingency Plan

    A contingency plan is a crucial component of strike preparation. This plan should outline a set of actions that your business can take to minimize the impact of a strike on your operations. This could include identifying alternative suppliers, finding temporary replacements for striking employees or, making arrangements with customers. A well-developed contingency plan can help you stay agile and adapt to changes during a strike.

    Train Employees on Emergency Protocols

    During a strike, it’s important to ensure that your employees know what to do in case of an emergency. This could include knowing where to go in case of a fire, how to evacuate the building, or how to report an incident. Make sure to conduct regular training sessions with your employeess to ensure that they are prepared for any potential emergencies.

    Hire a Professional Strike Security Service

    A professional security service can provide that extra layer of protection for your business during a strike. When choosing a strike security service, make sure to research and choose a reputable company with experience in this area. A good security service should be able to provide risk assessments, crowdcontrol, access control, and communication services to help ensure the safety of your employees and assets.

    Communicate with Employees

    Effective communication is key during a strike. Make sure to keep your employees informed about any updates or changes, and encourage them to express their concerns and ideas. By keeping the lines of communication open you can help to minimize confusion and anxiety among your employees, and foster a sense of unity during a challenging time.

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    Why MPS Security is regarded as the top Professional Security Services & Executive Protection in the nation. 

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