Trends, Tools, Techniques for Partnering in the New Economy
Hyatt Regency –- Chicago -– August 17-19, 2016
Registration is now open for the FMCS 2016 National Labor-Management Conference in Chicago! Join us at the Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel to prepare for the Future@Work!
- Learn from distinguished labor, management, and new economy thought leaders
- Problem Solve at workshops focused on actual situations and practical solutions
- Network with labor relations and workplace professionals from around the country and the world
- Prepare your organization for the future with advice from experts who are forging paths to partnership and organizational success
The FMCS 2016 National Labor-Management Conference will highlight and explore current labor-management successes and future solutions. Join us during the August 16th pre-conference for an examination of longstanding successful labor-management partnerships. Then from August 17-19, choose from more than 70 workshops, panels, and plenary sessions on challenges and opportunities in the private, public, and federal sectors, such as:
- Bargaining Trends in new media, education, healthcare, performing arts
- Innovative Solutions for health care and pension benefits
- Recruitment and Retention of Millennials and Alphas
- Partnering in the New economy by building on the traditional LMC framework
- The Neuroscience of Conflict exploring why and how we act to improve our approach
- Innovative and Expedited Bargaining Processes including the Affinity Model of Collaborative Bargaining – an FMCS pioneered process that has a proven track record of success in completing even the most complex economic bargaining in hours versus days, weeks, or months!
You won’t want to miss these distinguished speakers and outstanding experts!
Featured Speakers include national labor-management and new economy leaders, such as Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO; Susan N. Story, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Water; Jason Dorsey, International Expert on Generational Dynamics, Millennials, and Generation I; Richard F. Griffin, Jr., General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board; Christina Stembel, Founder and CEO Farmgirl Flowers, Thomas Kochan, George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management and Co-Director, MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research; Wilma B. Liebman, Former Chairman, National Labor Relations Board; and Jorge Ramirez, President of the Chicago Federation of Labor. Invited speakers include William Clay “Bill” Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman of the Ford Motor Company; and Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor and many more!
Check out the conference program brochure for a complete list of nationally known speakers and more than 70 workshops! For more information on the great programs being lined up as well as registration for the conference, please visit the FMCS National Labor Management Conference Website.