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Ripped From The Headline!

An article several weeks ago from Business Journals, or Business First in Columbus, ran a headline that included this: “… Union Membership in Ohio Sinks…”  The author was supposedly comparing data that had just been released from the Bureau of … Continue reading

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What Memphis Sanitation Workers Had To Endure In 1968

Last week was the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Many  media outlets showed him giving his speech in Memphis before he was assassinated but only a few have explained why Dr. … Continue reading

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Improving The Lives of Others

That’s what unions strive for.  Many of us think it’s only about union members at the workplace but what we don’t always realize is how much that extends to the work many union members do in our communities for all … Continue reading

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Did You Know Ohio Legislature Is Proposing Significant Change To Workers’ Compensation?

Did you know there are some significant changes being proposed in the Ohio legislature to Workers’ Compensation? This week our guest bloggers, Henry and Colleen Arnett, attorneys from Livorno & Arnett Co., LPA, tell about the changes being proposed. Thanks, … Continue reading

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Is Performance Monitoring Technology Necessary?

The use of technology to monitor work performance is on an increase.   Some of it may be good but some of it may not be necessary.  According to a 2016 article from the Boston Globe, the amount of money technology … Continue reading

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Rosie The Riveter: More Than Just A Poster

Last week it was announced, Naomi Parker Fraley, supposedly the original Rosie The Riveter, had died.  The Rosie The Riveter poster, designed for Westinghouse by Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller, has become an icon.  The inspiration was considered to be … Continue reading

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Supervisors, What’s In Your Tool Bag?

Recently I read a  report from an employee who gave a description of his workplace.  He works at a facility for a chain that routinely gets negative media attention.  The only difference was this employee talked about how much he … Continue reading

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Do You Know What’s Predicted For the Workplace in 2018?

I recently read an article from Forbes on 2018 predictions for the workplace.  It was interesting and the big surprise is working together on a face-to-face basis seems to be making a comeback! The author of the article told about … Continue reading

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Have Our Expectations From Technology Been Met?

Last week we blogged about the hearing we went to in the Ohio legislature regarding autonomous vehicles(AVs) and the issues that are involved.  I want to continue this week on this topic but focus more on what Jason Swanson from … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Future!

Last week our blog was about the need for teams to develop a mission statement.  Without a mission statement, it can cause confusion and disagreements between team members.  We also mentioned the mission statement should be aligned with the goals … Continue reading

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