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Labor Day 2020. Some Good News (For a Change)

Happy Labor Day! As we celebrate the holiday, let’s remember this is more than just a three day weekend, it is a tribute to workers. The U.S. Department of Labor states the holiday “is a creation of the labor movement … Continue reading

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OK. What’s Next?

It’s clear that, as a nation when it comes to the pandemic, things are not really improving. While it is true the death rate from COVID-19 is dropping slightly, there are still too many people dying. While the number of … Continue reading

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If You See Something, Say Something

I’m sure you’ve heard the admonition, “If you see something, say something”.  A couple of weeks ago, I was riding on a New York City subway and frequently heard that message. The intent is clear, if you see something that … Continue reading

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An Employee Engagement Success Story

We have written a number of articles about the benefits of employee involvement. This week, we would like to highlight a success story. The knowledge and experience of employees can help create effective solutions to workplace issues. An example of … Continue reading

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Did You Know: We are Halfway Through 2016

On July 1, we passed the half-way point of 2016. You may have begun the new year with the usual resolutions, but we are not going to dwell on those. It is time, however, to look at what has happened … Continue reading

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Disturbing Statistics Show the Need for More Attention to Workplace Safety

No matter how divided they may be, labor and management generally agree on the importance of safe workplaces. It represents a non-divisive topic on which they can begin cooperative employee engagement efforts. We have written before about the successes we … Continue reading

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Focus On Hazards, Not Just incidents

I was reading a list of safety committee tips this week, and came across several that were particularly relevant to some of the discussions we’ve had in the blog. One I would like to consider this week is: Focus on … Continue reading

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Entry 200

This is our 200th Blog posting! When Meredith and I began writing this around 4 years ago, I wondered if anyone would ever read it. My thanks go out to you that found us and read our entries. I will … Continue reading

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What can Labor-Management Committees and Employee Involvement Teams Do? – Part 1

We often are asked what Labor-Management Committees and Employee Engagement Teams can do. This is one of the most searched questions leading people to our blog. Over the next few blog entries, we will look at some of the things … Continue reading

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Labor Management Committee Update – Safety and Job Retention

At CALMC, we have the pleasure of working with some excellent labor-management committees. Each of these successful committees is distinguished by the commitment of their members, both employees and managers, to working together to improve their workplace. Each has benefited … Continue reading

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