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U.P. Labor-Management Council Holds 48th Annual Conference
Approximately 150 people attended the U.P. Labor-Management Council's 48th Annual Conference on Thursday, March 8th, at the Island Resort & Casino Conference Center in Harris. Management and labor representatives throughout the Upper Peninsula gathered for a day of education and networking to promote cooperation in the workplace. Five sessions were held at the one-day conference. The first general session was "Handling Political Differences in the Workplace" presented by Javier Ramirez, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service. Three breakout sessions included "Interest-Based Bargaining" presented by Don Maki, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service, "Advanced Collective Bargaining" presented by Shela Khan-Monroe, Attorney, McLaren Health Care, and "Update on Affordable Care Act" presented by Clifford Hammond, Attorney, Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, PC. The breakout sessions were offered in the morning and the afternoon. The conference ended with a general session on "Time Management Essentials" presented by Neil Ihde, Life IQ. As part of the event, attendees donated non-perishable food items for St. Vincent de Paul's food pantry.
USW Local 2-21 President Steve Benoit and Local 2-21 member Joe Curran presented a check in the amount of $15774.48 to the U.P. Labor-Management Council on behalf of the Local 2-21membership. The check represents one hour of wages donated by each member of Local 2-21.
Upper Peninsula Labor-Management Council, Inc.
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