Tag Archives: CALMC

“The Only Thing We Have to Fear….”

Lately it seems like we have plenty to fear. The Corona Virus has supplied plenty of things to worry about, and politicians have played on fear like it is a game. Others have tried to pretend facts were fabrications and … Continue reading

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Three Things to Remember During the Pandemic – **ALSO** Important CALMC Information

If you are like me, you are spending a lot more time at home practicing “social distancing” It’s a term that describes my high school days, but now has new meaning. I want to share some things to think about … Continue reading

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Three Things About a Union-Based Charitable Project

This week, our Columbus Area Labor-Management Committee membership meeting featured a presentation about a national charitable project that will be coming to Columbus this spring. The project provides an opportunity for local unions, other groups, and you to become involved. … Continue reading

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Three Things About Current Labor Relations

Conflict levels between labor and management has been increasing. No doubt about it, the current administration does not hesitate to enact policies and rules designed to hurt workers. This was evident again tis week in actions taken against federal employees, … Continue reading

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Three Things About Current News on Labor and the Economy

This week, I want to look at three recent development impacting labor, management, and the economy. These developments could have a significant impact on labor. House of Representatives Passes the PRO Act. On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed … Continue reading

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Three Things About Information and Disinformation

Making good decisions requires good information. That’s an easy concept, isn’t it? Unless we know the facts, we are guessing. Even worse, when we have incorrect information the decisions we make can have horrific results. Today, we want to look … 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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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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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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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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