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Don’t Take Worker Voice Too Lightly

The 4th of July is celebrated with much fanfare in the U. S.  The date is regarded the birthday of our nation.  It is around this time in 1776 the Declaration of Independence was signed by colonists to form a … Continue reading

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How Can We Come Together

A couple of weeks ago we blogged on a survey done by Data For Progress and Omidyar Network.  It was an interesting survey on worker voice.  Members of both major political parties were identified as respondents.  The survey results showed … Continue reading

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Worker Voice Isn’t Only For The Workplace

This week OnLabor had a post from former New York Times reporter, Steve Greenhouse.  Steve has written a lot about labor and their issues, and his post was about a recently released study on worker voice, What Americans Think About … Continue reading

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Now Is Not The Time To Be Adversarial!

The Memorial Day weekend has come around again.  It usually marks the beginning of the summer season with many planning vacations and other activities.  Traditionally, the holiday is meant to honor fallen heroes as well as families and friends who … Continue reading

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An Obligation To Protect Instead of Violate

When we think about child labor we often think of the pictures from the late 1800s to early 1900s of children working in mills or in coal mines.  It was nothing for children to work around or in dangerous situations.  … Continue reading

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Workplace Health and Safety Committees Are Needed NOW!

The news reports on the coronavirus have come fast and furious with everything from the daily counts to, more recently,  lifting stay-at-home orders and re-opening businesses.  The lifting of stay-at-home orders and re-openings may be good or may be bad … Continue reading

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A Few Ideas For Remote Meetings

In this week’s blog, we’re going to continue with the topic from our blog two weeks ago about remote work. That blog was about  a report from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s  Sloan Management  School citing a study that showed positive … Continue reading

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Let Teams Make The Decision

Last week’s blog identified some of the challenges we all are facing with the onset of the coronavirus.  Some workplaces have had to close and some are staying open.  Workers such as barbers,  beauticians, restaurant workers and others are facing … Continue reading

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Did You Know TV Shows Can Help With Leadership Skills?

We don’t ordinarily think about television shows as being learning tools but there are a couple of shows that  have provided some lessons on leadership skills.  Each represents a completely different style. One of those shows is NCIS: New Orleans … Continue reading

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We Have Decisions To Make

We’ve blogged before about reports from the Boston Fed.  They’ve had  a  series of articles on the need for good jobs, flexible scheduling and, recently, the impact of technology on the workplace including the future of jobs. One of the … Continue reading

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