Regional Seminar

The U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. has scheduled a half day seminar on "Affordable Care Act 2015 Bargaining and Beyond" at the Island Resort & Casino, Harris.  The half day seminar is from 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. (ET) on September 29, 2015.  Presenter Clifford Hammond, Nemeth Law P.C. will review what you need to know about this complex law in the context of bargaining for health care benefits under a collective bargaining agreement.  He will cover the latest developments in the regulations that govern the ACA, how the ACA interacts with other state and federal laws, the effect of major court decisions, and issues under the law that are likely to come up during collective bargaining.  Anyone in the workplace representing labor or management would find this half day seminar time will spent.  Registration and questions can be directed to the Council's office at 906-466-0155 or the Council's website (

2015 Golf Outing

The U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. has selected the Highland Golf Course, Escanaba, as the host site for its Annual Golf Outing.  The annual four-person scramble has been scheduled for Friday, August 7, 2015.  The shotgun start will begin at 9:00 A.M. (ET).  Entry fee includes golf (18 holes), cart, continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and fabulous prizes.  A $10,000 cash prize for a hole-in-one on a target par three hole is once again being offered this year.  Complimentary auxiliary prizes are also being awarded for hole-in-ones on any of the non-target par three holes.  The Council encourages a mix of labor and management.  For more information contact the Council office at 906466-0155 or visit

Upcoming Events:  Golf Outing - August 7, 2015 (Highland Golf Course)
Regional Seminar - September 29, 2015 (Island Resort & Casino)

Annual Conference - March 3, 2016 (Michigan Tech University)

Thanks to everyone that participated in the
2015 Annual Conference Food Drive


U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc.

Organized in 1971, the Upper Peninsula Labor-Management Council, Inc. is established to serve as a representative group from both labor and management in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The Council was formed with the belief by both labor and management that the goals of each side are harmonious in most cases, and that there should be a separate and distinct organization that both sides can participate in to further their mutual goal.


W577County Road 400, Bark River, MI  49807    906-466-0155


*Promote Labor and Management cooperation within the public and private sector through education.

*  Recognize the rights of both Labor and Management to co-exist and prosper.

*  Promote a greater understanding to the public through examples of effective Labor-Management cooperation.

*  Enhance the growth and stability of quality jobs in the Upper Peninsula by cooperation with others that are promoting and working towards this goal.

Upper Peninsula Labor-Management Council, Inc.