The Mid America Labor Management Conference strives to bring together leaders from both labor and management, providing an opportunity to build relationships, network and improve your skills. The MALMC tackles subjects such as employment law changes, workers’ compensation, joint labor management pension issues, arbitration and mediation case building, economic development tools, re-emerging industries,  government agency resources, safety regulations and much more!

Be a part of the conversation to help improve your workplace relationships!


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Keynote Speaker: Rick Gregory presents "Joy: A Key to Leadership"

Rick GregoryRick is married, has two children and two grandchildren. He lives on a farm in Adams, TN. He has worked full time for 50 years and is a 50 year member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Rick worked his way thru high school, college and graduate school while employed by A&P and Kroger Food Stores. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1989 with a PhD in American History. Since then he has worked as a Labor/Management facilitator with dozens of companies and unions. His goal is to help Labor and Management to better serve together.

Ryan McKenna, Director, Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Jason Kander, Secretary of State, State of Missouri

Chris Koster, Attorney General, State of Missouri

James E. Welsh, Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals - Western District

Robert M. Clayton III, Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals - Eastern District

Anthony Rex Gabbert, Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals - Western District

Mark Lawlor, Director of Development, Clean Line Energy Partners

Tom Durkin, Public Education Director, Missouri Attorney General

Barbara Rumph, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service

Mary Taves, Deputy Regional Attorney, National Labor Relations Board - Subregion 17

Daniel L. Hubble, Regional Director, National Labor Relations Board - Region 14

Christal Key, Senior Trial Attorney, National Labor Relations Board

Devon Devine, J.D., Practice Lead, Healthcare Integration - Claremont

Peggy McNeive, Commissioner, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services

Lyndall Fraker, State Representative, House Committee Chairman, Utility Infrastructure, State of Missouri

Kevin Gunn, Principal, Paladin Energy Strategies; former Chairman, PSC Commissioner

Jim Hunter, Utilities Department Director, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Larry Pleus, Director, Government Relations, Laclede Gas

Rick Eastman, Legislative Representative, Ameren Missouri

Ryan Scott, Senior Policy Director, Consumer Energy Alliance

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