HR Competencies

HR Expertise

Objective

To provide participants with a better understanding of the common issues that arises when managing employees in a union environment. This informative class focuses on the unique legal challenges supervisors face when operating under a union contract. Participants will examine the parameters of the union contract as it pertains to management rights, past practice; just cause termination, and grievance and arbitration administration. Participants will learn to initiate and implement good management practices that foster a positive relationship with the union and its employees.

Outline

  • Understanding the unionized environment, including collective bargaining and the NLRA
  • Conflicts between management rights and collective bargaining provisions
  • Establishing the seven elements of just cause
  • Effective grievance and arbitration administration
  • Preventing and defending unfair labor practice charges
  • The dangers of inconsistent enforcement and “past practice”
  • Weingarten rights and union representation
  • Review of recent Board decisions relevant to managing in a union environment

Designed For

Supervisors, managers, and human resources specialists who work in a union environment

 

This class is particularly effective as a customized on-site program designed for individual organizations. See information about on-site programs.

 

Credits

0.35 Continuing Education Units
3.25 HRCI-General
3.25 SHRM-PDC
Course ID #LEGL127



Class Details

Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:03/21/2019
Time:8:30 am to 12:00 pm
List Price:$145.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:05/30/2019
Time:8:30 am to 12:00 pm
List Price:$145.00
Location:Employers Council - Northern Regional Office, 5250 Hahns Peak Dr Ste 140, Loveland, CO 80538-8712
Date:07/16/2019
Time:8:30 am to 12:00 pm
List Price:$145.00

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