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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

In Memory of a Leader We Lost

I’m going to interrupt our series about trends in labor-management to talk about a loss we suffered since my last blog post. Mark Tackett was a member of several labor-management groups with which we have worked over the years. He … Continue reading

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Executives, Managers: Are You LISTENING?

Like some of you who regularly follow our blog, I do the same by following some other blogs that report on workplace issues.  OnLabor.org is one of those blog sites with professionals of various backgrounds reporting on some of the … Continue reading

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2019 – Trends Impacting Labor, Management, and the Workplace in 2019 – Part One

Every year around this time we take a look ahead at the trends we see for this year that will affect labor, management, and the workplace in general. They are always some of the most read articles we post through … Continue reading

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Consider The Alternatives

A couple of weeks ago when we blogged about leadership, we referred to the Deloitte 2018 Millennial survey which showed a significant downturn in the perspectives of Millennials and Generation Z workers about their workplaces and leadership. In the survey, … Continue reading

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Do You Know: Why Is it Important to Speak Up In Group Meetings?

A while back, we were working with an employee-management group as they planned a joint project. We had been with them as they tried to determine how to proceed. Initially, there had been reservations from both sides about whether to … Continue reading

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Do We Have Leadership Problems?

Over the holidays, I read James Comey’s book, A Higher Loyalty Truth, Lies And Leadership.  Whether or not you like Comey and his decisions as FBI director, he describes in his book some great leadership characteristics that are also very … Continue reading

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Review of 2018 Predictions: Trends Impacting Labor, Management, and the Workplace

In February 2018 we published a two-part series outlining trends we predicted for labor and management during the year. It’s now time to look back at those articles and see how we did. Our predictions for 2018 were: Real wages … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Our blogs will start back next week. Read over some of our previous blogs.   In the meantime, for those celebrating holidays, enjoy!

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Thoughts for the Holiday Season

As we reach the end of 2018, we want to wish you a very happy holiday season. Whether you celebrate religious holidays or treat this season as a secular observance, we hope you will have the opportunity to celebrate with … Continue reading

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Don’t Rely Just On The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

Almost daily we hear about Artificial Intelligence, or AI, or something to do with AI.  AI is all over the place.  From Siri to autonomous vehicles, AI is supposedly the “big” thing.  Put a search in for AI and it … Continue reading

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