Monthly Archives: January 2017

UPDATE: Trends in Labor-Management Relations, 2017 – Part One

The most popular post on our blog in 2016 dealt with trends in Labor-Management relations and collective bargaining. Since its publication in March 2004 it has been one of the most often read articles every year. It is time to … Continue reading

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The Jobs Dilemma Facing President Trump

On Friday, the 45th U. S. President was sworn in.  Over and over in his campaign speeches across America, Donald Trump promised to bring back jobs.  He won by a narrow margin from three primary states in the rust belt … Continue reading

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A Look Back and a Look Forward

As we are beginning 2017, we want to take a quick look back at our blog in 2016. We want to thank everyone who has taken the time to read our blog. Whether it’s been through our blog home page … Continue reading

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Do You Know What The Latest Workplace Benefit Is?

One of the latest benefits workplaces are offering is actually one that’s been around for some time in various forms.  The benefit is called, phased retirement plans.  Both private sector and public sector have used phased retirement plans but usually … Continue reading

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In Memory of Dave Caldwell

Last week we lost a significant Central Ohio labor leader, and the loss will be felt for a long time to come. Dave Caldwell, President of the Central Ohio Labor Council, AFL-CIO, passed away December 26. In addition to his … Continue reading

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