The U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. has once again selected the Island Resort & Casino, Harris, as the host site for its 2018 Annual Conference.  The Annual Conference, entitled “Keeping Up With the Evolving Workplace”, has been scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018.  The one-day conference will feature several educational seminars for participants.  Javier Ramirez, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, will kick off the conference presenting “Handling Political Differences in the Workplace” to the full audience.  Breakout sessions include “Interest-Based Bargaining” presented by Don Maki, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.  “Advanced Collective Bargaining” will be presented by Shela Khan-Monroe, Attorney, McLaren Health Care.  The final breakout session presented by Clifford Hammond, Attorney, Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, PC, will be “Update on the Affordable Care Act”. All three breakout sessions will be offered once in the morning and once in the afternoon. The final general session for the 2018 Annual Conference will be “Time Management Essentials” presented by Neil Ihde, Life IQ.  Anyone in the workplace representing labor or management, as well as college students would find this conference educational and time well spent.  Registration and questions can be directed to the Council’s office at 906-466-0155 or the Council’s website (www.uplmc.com).

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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.

2017 Annual Conference Food Drive