Upper Peninsula Labor-Management Council, Inc.

UPLMC - 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 5, 2016.  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 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 on each time.  For more information contact the Council office at 906-466-0155.

Scholarship Awarded

The U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. has awarded its $500 Gerry Kendziorski Scholarship to high school senior Elizabeth Lynch of Escanaba.  Elizabeth plans on continuing her education in Psychology.  Any high school senior who has participated in a High School Collective Bargaining Workshop is eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Under the program the scholarship is awarded annually to the winner selected from the applicants who met eligibility requirements.  Annually, one $500 scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester to the students attending any college or technical institution of their choice.  This is an endowment scholarship fund agreement between the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula Labor-Management Council.

WJMN-TV Local 3 Covers High School Collective Bargaining Workshop on November 2, 2016 in Iron Mountain.

2016 Annual Conference Food Drive

2017 U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. Annual Conference

The U.P. Labor-Management Council, Inc. has selected the Island Resort & Casino, Harris, as the host site for its 2017 Annual Conference.  The Annual Conference, entitled "Back to Basics", has been scheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2017.  The one-day conference will feature several educational seminars for participants.  Suzanne K. Clark, MEA Staff Attorney, will kick off the conference presenting "FMLA Refresher"  to the full audience.  The second general session is "Unconscious Bias in the Workplace" presented by Javier Ramirez, F.M.C.S.  Breakout sessions include "Arbitration Basics & Past Practice"  presented by Arbitrator Kathryn VanDagens, Lansing.  "Bargaining Basics"  will be presented by Shela Khan Monroe, Attorney at Law.  The final breakout session presented by Kate Kellner, Social Security Administration, will be "A Piece In The Puzzle of Retirement: Social Security Benefits".  All three breakout sessions will be offered twice in the afternoon.  The final session for the 2017 Annual Conference will be "TMI: The Dos & Don'ts of Technology in the Workplace" presented by Laura Katers Reilly & Patrick Greeley, Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Greenlee & Keefe, P.C.  Anyone in the workplace representing labor or management, as well as college students would find this conference time well spent.  Registration & questions can be directed to the Council's office at 906-466-0155 or the Council's website (www.uplmc.com). 

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.