Tag Archives: collective bargaining

What Do Statewide Teacher Strikes Teach Us About Labor-Management Cooperation?

In the last few weeks we have seen the return of general strikes as teachers in West Virginia and Oklahoma left their classrooms. The phenomenon appears ready to spread to other states as educators seek better pay and improved working … Continue reading

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Updates on Ohio Public Sector Collective Bargaining

The last two weeks we have written about our CALMC membership meeting, and the comments of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service mediator George Albu regarding trends in labor relations and collective bargaining, This week, we will look at the remarks … Continue reading

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There Are Two Kinds of Companies: Those That Change and Those That Disappear.

In the last blog entry, we discussed some of the remarks by Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service mediator George Albu of the at our recent CALMC Membership meeting. This time, we will continue to look at his comments about trends … Continue reading

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You Know About BATNA, How About BATEE?

When preparing for collective bargaining, it is important for both sides to recognize it may not be possible to reach an agreement even though they are negotiating in good faith. Each must consider their best alternative to a negotiated agreement, … Continue reading

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