W577County Road 400, Bark River, MI 49807 906-466-0155
Upper Peninsula Labor-Management Council, Inc.
2016 Annual Conference Food Drive
U.P. Labor-Management Council Holds 46th Annual Conference - Approximately 125 people attended the U.P. Labor-Management Council's 46th Annual Conference on Thursday, March 3rd at Michigan Technological University, Houghton. Management and labor representatives throughout the Upper Peninsula gathered for a day of education and networking to promote cooperation in the workplace. Six sessions were held at the one-day conference. The first general session was "Mediate that Grievance" presented by Federal Mediator Don Maki, Green Bay, Wisconsin. The second session, presented by Attorneys Gabe Cameron and Sam Larrabee, Upper Michigan Law, Escanaba, was "Workers' Compensation: What Labor & Management Need to Know". Three morning breakout sessions were then offered to the attendees. "Past Practice at Arbitration" was presented by Attorney Kathryn VanDagens, Lansing; "Top Five Mistakes the Other Side Makes Handling Grievances" was presented by Attorney Gary Patterson, Masud Labor Law Group, Saginaw, and MEA Staff Attorney Suzanne K. Clark; and "Negotiation Language" presented by Motivational Transition Coach David Hulings, Hulings & Associates, Muskegon. The morning breakout sessions were offered again in the afternoon after lunch. The conference ended with a forty-five minute motivational session with David Hulings entitled "The Four Voices of Change". As part of the event, attendees donated non-perishable food items for the Husky Food Access Network. More information about the conference can be found at the Council website at www.uplmc.com or by contacting the Council office at 906-466-0155.
2015 Annual Conference Food Drive