Monthly Archives: January 2016

Did You Know: How Do Uber and the Sharing Economy Impact Workers (and Unions)?

Have you been reading about the conflict between Uber and its workers? It has the potential to be one of the more interesting labor-management stories this year. Unfortunately, it’s not about labor-management cooperation. I will admit I’ve never taken an … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATION 101

This week in the news it was announced Wal-Mart would be giving the raises to hourly workers starting next month. In addition, full-time workers will be eligible for some additional benefits. But the news last week was not so good … Continue reading

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Did You Know: 10 Employee Relations Issues and What to Do About Them

This week I read an article outlining 10 employee relations issues for 2016. In this blog entry, we would like to look at these issues and offer our thoughts on how to be prepared for them. The list as presented … Continue reading

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Corporate America, It’s Time to Move Your Moral Compass

In December, the New York Times had an article about a hedge fund manager that wants to change corporate philosophy in the U. S. Paul Tudor Jones II is a billionaire who started a non-profit to focus on a problem … Continue reading

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Did You Make New Year’s Resolutions?

The New Year is here, and so is the custom of making New Year’s resolutions. By now, some of us may have already broken the resolutions we made for 2016. This week, CALMC would like to suggest some resolutions for … Continue reading

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