Labor-Management Resource Center
Labor-Management Job Aids
The Labor-Management Resource Center is designed to assist you with the labor-management process. View or download these useful job aids to strengthen your organization's labor-management relationships.
Agenda Development and Pre-Meeting Preparation
Six steps to developing a workable agenda, including a new way of looking at meeting agendas: The Roadmap Agenda.
Benefits of a Solid Working Labor-Management Relationship
Eight important benefits of developing a collaborative labor-management committee.
Characteristics of Successful Labor-Management Committees
The success of labor-management committees is based on the strength of relationships between committee members. Learn about four essential characteristics of successful labor-management committees.
Five principles of consensus-building, a decision-making process used by committees to ensure everyone is in agreement with the final proposal.
Functional Levels of Labor-Management Committees
Labor-management committees typically progress through four levels or stages of development. No matter the level, trusting the process (and each other) is the thread that binds committee members together.
Labor-Management Committee Assessment
An important step in developing a productive committee is assessing your current status. These 22 questions help guide you through the process.
Labor-Management Committee Basics
This publication provides an overview of the fundamentals of committee operations. It can be used as a resource for those interested in forming labor-management committees and those working to improve the effectiveness of their existing committees.
Labor-Management Committee Objectives
Three key ingredients to a successful labor-management committee.
Running Effective Labor-Management Committee Meetings
Learn about meeting roles, facilitating a productive meeting, and managing time.
Sample Operating Agreement
Learn how creating a charter that is unique to your labor-management committee provides structure and clarity.
Seven Common Barriers to Labor-Management Cooperation
The "Seven Deadly Sins" that can derail productive labor-management committee relationships.
Six-Step Problem Solving Process
A handy six-step guide to collaborative problem solving complete with helpful worksheets.
Twelve Tips to Help Overcome Barriers to Labor-Management Cooperation
Concise strategies for committee development and moving beyond roadblocks to collaboration.
Understanding Each Other's Worlds
Four questions that help you explore the differences and similarities between labor and management.
What is Brainstorming?
Four important benefits for using brainstorming to help problem-solve labor-management committee issues.