Locker Associates is a New York City based business-consulting firm that specializes in enhancing the competitiveness of businesses and industries on behalf of corporate, union and government clients.  By combining expert business and financial analysis with a sensitivity to labor issues, our firm is uniquely qualified to help clients manage change by:

-- Leading joint labor/management business improvement initiatives
-- Facilitating ownership transitions to secure the long-term viability of a business
-- Conducting strategic industry studies to identify future challenges and opportunities
-- Representing unions in strategic planning and workspace reorganization
-- Formulating business plans for turnaround situations
-- Performing due diligence for equity and debt investors

Over the last nineteen years, our firm has directed over 200 projects spanning manufacturing, transportation, distribution and mining industries.  Typical projects involve in-depth analysis of a firm's market, financial and operating performance on behalf of a cooperative labor-management effort.  Locker Associates also publishes a widely read steel newsletter called Steel Industry Update that circulates extensively throughout the steel industry.

Major clients include:

AFLCIO George Meany Center
Air Line Pilots Association
Algoma Steel
American Federation of Musicians
Armco Employees Ind. Federation
Bank of Boston
Bethlehem Joint LaborMgmt Committee
Boilermakers Union

Canadian Steel Trade & Employment Congress
Carbide Graphite Group
Cleveland State University
Hancock Venture Partners
Inland Steel Joint LaborMgmt Committee
International Association of Machinists
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
International Union of Electrical Workers
J &L Structural, Inc.
Lazard Freres
LTV Joint Labor/Management Project
Minnesota Gov's Task Force on Mining

NY State Ownership Transition Services
New Resina Corp

North American Refractories

Northwestern Steel and Wire
Prudential Securities
Santander Investment Securities
Service Employees International Union
Sharpsville Quality Products
Special Metals
Specialty Metals

Stelco Steel
SYSCO Food Service of San Francisco
Trustee for Sharon Steel Bankruptcy
United Auto Workers
United Mine Workers
United Steelworkers of America
US Steel Joint Labor/Management Comm
Watermill Ventures
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel


Locker Associates' Presentation at the UAW Steel Council on February 25, 2013

Gathering Storm Clouds

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RPA Panel Discussion: Construction Costs in New York City: A Moment of Opportunity

Audio: M. Locker's speech
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Talking about the Future of Manufacturing with Mike Locker

Capital Institute Interview

Steel Industry Update

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