Monthly Archives: March 2014

Entry 200

This is our 200th Blog posting! When Meredith and I began writing this around 4 years ago, I wondered if anyone would ever read it. My thanks go out to you that found us and read our entries. I will … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Dealing With Change

A couple of weeks ago we featured a quote by Federal Mediator George Albu, “There are two types of businesses: those that change and those that die.” This week, we want to offer some thoughts about dealing with change Change … Continue reading

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Updates on Ohio Public Sector Collective Bargaining

The last two weeks we have written about our CALMC membership meeting, and the comments of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service mediator George Albu regarding trends in labor relations and collective bargaining, This week, we will look at the remarks … Continue reading

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There Are Two Kinds of Companies: Those That Change and Those That Disappear.

In the last blog entry, we discussed some of the remarks by Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service mediator George Albu of the at our recent CALMC Membership meeting. This time, we will continue to look at his comments about trends … Continue reading

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What Are Some of the Trends in Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining?

Last week, Columbus Area Labor-Management Committee held our quarterly membership meeting. We featured two speakers, George Albu, a mediator with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and Brian Eastman, a mediator with the State of Ohio Employment Relations Board discussing … Continue reading

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