Monthly Archives: March 2011

Employee Ownership Conference

I want to let you know about an upcoming conference sponsored by one of our sister organizations. On Friday, April 29, The Ohio Employee Ownership Center, will host their 25th annual conference at the Akron Fairlawn Hilton. Working Together, Saving … Continue reading

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Worker Adjustment Committees

We spent a great deal of time the last few days dealing with the aftermath of Governor Kasich’s budget announcement. The unfortunate outcome of some of the cuts he announced has been the potential loss of hundreds of state jobs. … Continue reading

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A Rough Week for Labor and Management

It’s been a rough week for cooperative labor-management relationships. Throughout the history of our organization, CALMC has been involved with Ohio public sector employers and unions. We have seen agencies, school districts, and other public entities work cooperatively with the … Continue reading

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The Fence Above, the Ambulance Below

On several occasions, I’ve heard our work at CALMC compared to the role of a fence at the edge of a mountain road. It is better to have the fence there to prevent an emergency than to have to rely … Continue reading

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