The Tennessee Labor Management Foundation brings together the state's top executives, union leaders, academia and decision makers. Regarded as one of the top labor-management organizations in the state, they provide an association between labor, management and higher education, offering educational conferences statewide.


This fully volunteer organization hosts annual conferences focusing on current workplace topics including communication and conflict management, collaborative negotiations, labor relations and employment law, and others.

Executive Board Officers

  • Bill Robbins, President
    • Wayne Bolinger, Treasurer
      • Keith McCoy, President-Elect
        • Luther Bennet, Past President
        • David Hood, Secretary

        Advisory Board

        The advisory board is comprised of representatives from the following organizations:

        • Federal Mediation Conciliation Services
        • Mid-South Carpenters Regional Council
        • Carrier Corporation
        • TN AFL-CIO
        • Laborers' International Union
        • Engineering Association, Inc.-IFPTE Local 1937
        • USW International Union
        • USW International Union
        • WSI-OR
        • ATLC
        • Y-12 National Security Complex
        • Air Engineering Metal Trades Council
        • City of Memphis
        • URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC
        • United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1995
        • IAM & AW 711 District Office
        • Tennessee Human Rights Commission

        Board Members

        The Board of Directors includes members of the following:

        • United Steel Workers International Union
        • Federal Mediation Concilliation Service
        • IBEW 10th District
        • CALM Cooperation of Labor-Management
        • Mid-South Carpenters Regional Council
        • USW 9-5288
        • Suburban Manufacturing Co.
        • Aerospace Testing Alliance
        • TN AFL-CIO
        • ATLC