LRI is the nation’s leading full service labor and positive employee relations consulting firm.

We help our clients earn, protect and retain their direct relationship privilege, as we have for nearly 40 years. We also help leaders in unionized work places protect management flexibility and engage their represented employees. We do this by teaching Approachable Leadership and educating leaders how to communicate lawfully, respectfully and effectively. We are the go-to partner for clients seeking to assess and mitigate risk, maintain early warning of employee relations problems, and prepare leaders for respectful and effective conversations that teach.

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The Next Grocer’s Strike?
This time in northern california. Don’t these folks read the papers?
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I recently auditioned a new amplifier called the Stoetkit Junior and wrote this review. It is a beautiful little 9-watt
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Big-box ordinance in Chicago
The Chicago city council passed a minimum wage and benefit standard ordinance for Wal-Mart and other “big-box” retailers who want
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Teamsters growing the new-fashioned way…
The only way the Teamsters have figured out to grow their union.
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