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Is History Repeating Itself?

For the last few weeks, we’ve been blogging on the Federal Reserve’s initiative, Investing in America’s Workforce.  The initiative identifies the issues employers and employees are facing under the current economic conditions based on conversations each of the Fed regional … Continue reading

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Is There Adequate Worker Representation Today?

For the last couple of weeks, we have been blogging about the Federal Reserve project, Investing in America’s Workforce.  It’s an ongoing initiative to help improve the workplace issues impacting both employers and employees.  Some of the issues the project … Continue reading

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The Problem Isn’t Sooner or Later, It’s NOW!

Last week we blogged about the Fed’s series, Investing In America’s Workforce.  The issue of income inequality has reached a point where something has to be done.  The Federal Reserve has said if something isn’t done it will eventually hurt … Continue reading

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We Might Be Turning A Corner

This last week I just happened to find an incredible series of articles about workforce investment on the website of one of the Federal Reserve branches, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.   The Boston website led me to the link … Continue reading

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WHEN WORKERS ARE DEEMED EMPLOYEES ENTITLED TO OVERTIME

This week we have some great information for you courtesy of Columbus attorney, Colleen M. Arnett, from Livorno-Arnett Law Firm.  The question of whether a worker is an independent contractor or an actual employee has created some controversy.  Colleen helps … Continue reading

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A New Beginning!

Last week we attended a spectacular event.  It was the third graduation of  the 12-week Building Futures Pre-Apprenticeship Program.  This program is designed to give low-income citizens of Columbus and Franklin County a pathway to a skilled-trades apprenticeship career that … Continue reading

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Do You Know Why Community Wide Labor-Management Committees Are Important?

We’ve blogged before about the important role community-wide labor-management committees, such as CALMC, can have on local workplace issues and economic development. At a recent meeting, board members once again discussed some issues that had an impact on  labor, management … 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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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 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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