February 14,15,16, 2024
11:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
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This Labor Relations Certification program will provide an in-depth overview of all the important aspects of labor relations that an HR professional or Labor Relations professional needs to have.  It will include Day 1 which will be an overview of labor relations and collective bargaining agreements, Day 2 will be an overview of staying union free and day 3 will be an in-depth summary of collective bargaining and negotiations.  This is a great way to update your understanding of the National Labor Relations Act and managing in a represented environment.  This in-depth three-day webinar will be presented as a one hour webinar each day for three days presented by employment and labor relations attorney Melissa Fleischer, Esq. and labor relations expert Steven Mayo.  Today, unions are taking hold in more and more workplaces and employers need to prepare for what it would be like to manage in a represented environment.  In addition, it is a unique art to understand collective bargaining and negotiations and prepare for representing your organization during the negotiations to agree on a collective bargaining agreement and ensure compliance with the National Labor Relations Act.  This webinar will deal with all the difficult issues and answers many of your questions regarding labor relations and the National Labor Relations Act.


Day One

One of the most difficult things for managers to do is to manage effectively in a represented environment. This is all the more true when your managers, who were used to managing in a non-represented environment, all of a sudden have to deal with labor relations issues for the first time. We will assist your managers in dealing effectively with the labor relations process and will provide an in-depth review of your current collective bargaining agreement in terms managers can understand with a comprehensive Labor Relations Training Webinar.

 This Labor Relations Training Webinar will cover concepts such as progressive discipline, effective handling of sick leave and tardiness abuse, the grievance procedure and how to ensure successful arbitrations of your grievance issues. Most importantly, we will teach your managers that they can and should still effectively manage their employees despite the limitations placed on them by the union contract. All this and more in this interesting how to Labor Relations Training Webinar on effectively managing all of your employees in a represented environment. This Labor Relations Training Webinar can be customized to include your actual collective bargaining agreement and an explanation of the important provisions in such agreement. If you would like us to customize this Labor Relations Training Webinar to include your collective bargaining agreement, we will then schedule a private webinar solely for your management employees.

Some of the many tips you will learn by attending this Labor Relations Training Webinar:

  • How to Effectively Manage in a Represented Environment
  • Understanding Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Developing Effective Strategies for Engaging in Progressive Discipline
  • Best Methods to Communicate with Represented Employees
  • Best Practices for Managing Conflicts in the Workplace
  • Understanding How to Handle Work and Family Leave Concerns
  • Learn How to Better Manage Attendance and Tardiness Issues
  • In-Depth Review of Arbitrations and Grievance Hearings


Day Two

Are you concerned that your organization could be the target of a new organizing campaign by a union?  Do you want to have a better understand of what you can lawfully do and not do if you are the subject of a union organizing campaign?  Don’t be caught unprepared.  Our live two-hour seminar will provide you with key steps on how to stay union free and recommended actions if you do become a union target.  

This seminar will help you better understand what actually occurs on the union side -- how they choose a target and why.  This will provide you with an insider’s look at what goes on at that union headquarters so you can better understand how to avoid and best prepare for a union organizing campaign.

But what happens if your efforts to stay union-free are unsuccessful and a union now becomes the representative for some or all of your employees.  What will this mean for you and what will change with regard to managing in a represented environment?  The answer is almost everything will change which will require that you get up-to-speed fast and have a better understanding of labor relations and how to ensure that you are able to best manage your workplace while being covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Join legal expert Melissa Fleischer, Esq., President and Founder of HR Learning Center LLC and union avoidance expert Steven Mayo, as they walk you through this maze of legal issues and ensure that you are not only in compliance with the relevant labor laws but also prepared for what the changes of going from an unrepresented workplace to a represented workplace will mean for you.

Some of the many takeaways from this engaging and informative seminar include:                     

    •          Strategies to Stay Union Free
    •          Signs of a Union Campaign
    •          Local Union Trends
    •          Effective Management in a Represented Environment
    •          Overview of Collective Bargaining Agreements
    •          Effective Strategies for Engaging in Progressive Discipline
    •          Methods to Communicate with Represented Employees
    •          Managing Conflicts in the Workplace
    •          Managing Work and Family Leave Concerns
    •          Managing Attendance and Tardiness Issues
    •          Overview of Arbitrations and Grievance Hearings




Day Three

Understanding how to effectively engage in collective bargaining is an important tool that every labor relations and HR professional must have.  Negotiations with unions can be very tricky and complicated.  Knowing how to preserve your organization's interests while ensuring compliance with your legal obligations under the National Labor Relations Act is important.  This one-hour webinar will provide the answers to all your questions on understanding negotiations and how to effectively engage in collective bargaining.  Learn what the term "good faith" bargaining requires and how to ensure that you comply with it.  Understand the best strategies to ensure you negotiate in good faith and do not let your organization be at risk for allegations of a violation of the National Labor Relations Act.  Join legal expert, Melissa Fleischer, Esq. and labor relations expert Steven Mayo in this informative in-depth live webinar on understanding good faith collective bargaining and how to avoid legal pitfalls during negotiations.  


Some of the many points that will be covered:

  • Overview of Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Important Provisions of Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Overview of Negotiations
  • Gaining an Understanding of Collective Bargaining
  • Overview of Important Concepts in Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • Learn what “good faith” bargaining entails
  • Strategies to assist during negotiations
  • Understanding how to effectively engage in collective bargaining
  • Avoiding legal pitfalls during negotiations
  • And much more……