Connye was the Human Resources Director of the Law Office of Connye Y. Harper, PC in Detroit, Michigan for five years where she handled the day to day responsibilities of recruitment, selection, training, performance evaluation, discipline and compensation for employees of the law firm.

Later as Associate General Counsel of the United Auto Workers International Union, because the UAW itself is an employer of unionized employees, she has also developed and implemented policies and practices for managing a unionized workforce.

Services that Harper Strategies clients have received include:

  • Here Come the Unions, Now What?
  • Developing Your Card Check Strategy
  • Social Media Policies for Your Office
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention and Complaint Investigation
  • HR Managers Training: Preparation for Grievance Arbitration
  • Succession Planning in an Aging Workforce

Other services include:

  • Collective Bargaining Negotiations
  • HR Audits
  • Workplace Violence Plans and Training
  • Leave of Absence Policies
  • Job Descriptions
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Responses to EEOC/HCRC Charges of Discrimination
  • Responses to Unfair Labor Practice Charges
  • Bringing New Technology to the Five Core HR Activities