This seminar will be of benefit to human resource specialists, as well as lawyers dealing with union employee issues. The seminar will provide a basic framework of the legal environment in which companies must operate when dealing with unions. The seminar will focus on utilization of contract language to the company's advantage and managing its workforce; maintaining attendance with a unionized workforce in light of the FMLA and ADA; as well as resolving misconceptions about legal entitlements versus entitlements created by the collective bargaining agreement.
- Effective Use Of Union Representatives To Document Employee Counseling/Discipline
- Learn What Union's Are Teaching Their Members About FMLA
- Getting What You Need In Your Collective Bargaining Agreements
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
I. Understanding The Union Organization
A. The International Union vs. Local Union Issues And The Documents Internal To The Union Which Governs Their Conduct
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Understanding The National Labor Relations Act
A. An Overview Of The Basis Of The National Labor Relations Act, Which Provides The Fundamental Foundation For Most Union Rights
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
III. Negotiating The Union Contract
A. Mandatory Bargaining Topics
B. Permissive Bargaining Topics
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Renegotiating A Collective Bargaining Agreement
A. What To Do When Things Go Bad Before The Expiration Of A Current CBA
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
V. Managing Your Union Employees In Light Of The FMLA And ADA
A. FMLA Overview
B. ADA Overview
C. Special Issues And Advice For The Union Setting
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
2:40 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
VI. Discipline In The Union Setting
A. Your CBA – The Starting Point
B. How To Conduct An Investigation
C. Documenting Your Way To Arbitration Success
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Recent Developments In The Union Workforce Setting