2018 Program Schedule

2018 TXLMC Conference Program  (click here for pdf version)

Wednesday, July 11

Registration held from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Opening and Welcome begin at 1:00.

Plenary sessions: 2:00 – 4:30.

Plenary speaker: Joe Bontke, Deputy Director, Outreach Manager, Houston District of the U.S. EEOC, “The Art of Civility” followed by table sessions

Evening reception begins at 5:30.

Thursday, July 12

Workshops begin at 8:30 am

Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon

Hall of Fame speaker:  Rick Levy, President, Texas AFL-CIO

Workshops and speakers to include:

  • Hitting the Wall and Recovering: An LMC Journey
  • Collaborating To Create A Peer Review Process
  • Steps to Ensuring an Efficient Arbitration Process
  • Building Trades – Joining forces in the Face of Hurricane Harvey
  • Westlake Chemical and the IAMAW : A Bargaining Success Story
  • Calibrating the Success of Your Labor-Management Committee
  • Safety as a Collaborative Venture
  • Union Officer, Member, or Employer?  Reporting Requirements for Public Disclosure
  • Behind The Scenes: Collective Bargaining in the Performance Arts
  • Utilizing Labor’s Capital As A Catalyst to Grow Market Share – a presentation to benefit both Labor and Management

 Free evening to explore and enjoy San Antonio Riverwalk, the Alamo, and other attractions.


Friday, July 13

Plenary Session begins at 8:30

Plenary Topic – The Arc of Dispute Resolution:  Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration

Check out at 10:00

Final Plenary begins at 10:30

Closing remarks and door prizes

Conference ends at 11:30