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Columbus Area Labor-Management Committee is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to involving employers and employees to preserve jobs, resolve workplace issues, and promote labor-management cooperation. Visit our website at http://calmc.org

Don’t Take Things Too Literally!

A  poster  designed several years ago by futurist, Jacob Morgan,  is making its rounds in media circles.  It compares how work experiences have changed for employees.  Morgan listed characteristics of past work and those of future work.   Many of them, … Continue reading

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Three Things About Worker Burnout

Over the past couple of months we have highlighted issues related to worker burnout. This issue seems to be an increasing problem in today’s workplace. In this article, we want to highlight additional issues related to burnout, a possible unanticipated … Continue reading

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Build Those Workplace Partnerships Before It’s Too Late

Welcome back and welcome to 2020!  We’ve been on holiday hiatus but below is a new blog on a story that hit many media outlets just before the Christmas holiday on a workplace issue that took several years to resolve. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

We want to take a moment to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year. We appreciate you taking your time to read and respond to these blogs. We also pause to remember the individuals and groups with whom … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!  We’ll be back in January.  In the meantime, here’s a repeat of one of our more popular blogs.  It’s from February, 2011.  Enjoy! Do Labor and Management Share Common Interests? How would you answer that question? Do you … Continue reading

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Another Factor in Worker Burnout – Unpredictable Shifts

A few weeks ago, we wrote about worker burnout as it affects hourly workers and teachers. Today, we want to consider another burnout cause impacting hourly workers, unpredictable and irregular shifts. Many hourly workers are required to work on-demand. They … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Include Workers

We have blogged before on the Boston Federal Reserve and the series of articles they have posted on their website about the need for quality jobs and the need to invest in workers.  This last month, they came out with … Continue reading

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News and Notes on a Holiday Weekend

As we celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the United States, I want to use the blog for this week to highlight some item from the Columbus Area Labor-Management Committee. On November 20, we held out most recent Membership Meeting. City Councilmember … Continue reading

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The Latest Workplace Trend Is Driven By Fear

One of the latest trends occurring within workplaces is the increased use of non-compete agreements.  These agreements in the past had predominately been done with executives or with workers who worked in contracted environments but now many different types of … Continue reading

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Do You Know; What are Some Factors Causing Employee Burnout?

Although we sometimes think of worker burnout as being most prevalent in some jobs or situations, it can impact employees of all types. Others discount the reality of burnout, especially in some jobs. If we try to deny or categorize … Continue reading

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