Monthly Archives: August 2011

Don’t Wait Until it Is Too Late

In some of our earlier posts, we have discussed the advantages of labor and management working proactively to resolve problems. We have seen many examples of the parties ability to handle significant issues together when they commit to problem solving … Continue reading

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How To Build A Cooperative Relationship

Last week I talked about Gov. Kasich’s remarks about partnerships. In the Mansfield News Journal Friday edition, the local paper reported an interview they had with Governor Kasich about Calisolar’s (a solar products company from California) decision not to locate … Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIPS

On July 29th, an article in the Columbus Dispatch quoted Gov. Kasich about the decision of Calisolar to build a new plant in Mississippi instead of Mansfield. The Governor said, “Calisolar’s going to Mississippi, (a) right-to-work (state), did you know … Continue reading

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A Lonnng List of Ideas to do Labor-Management Cooperation or an Employee Involvement Process

In the spring, CALMC and its counterparts in Toledo, Dayton and the Employee Ownership Center at Kent State did a webinar on joint leadership training. A link to the webinar is on a previous blog and on the CALMC website. … Continue reading

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The First Law of Negotiations

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a couple of classic examples of traditional negotiations play out. The battle over the federal deficit limit and the NFL lockout both show some of the negative characteristic of the traditional process. In … Continue reading

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