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Understanding the Collective Agreement & Management Rights

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Course Summary:
Understanding basic management rights with a collective agreement is essential for Managers and Front-Line Supervisors.  This virtual program takes participants through the clauses of a typical collective agreement, how to understand and interpret these clauses, how to avoid establishing unwanted precedents, how to avoid erosion of rights, and how to eliminate undesirable past practices.  Pre-work to be completed prior to session. Virtual course is one-half day.

This program is facilitated by Oakbridges, which has extensive experience in preparing and leading organizations with their labour negotiations.

Course Outline:
• Management Rights and Union Rights
• Management Rights and Scope Clause in a Collective Agreement
• How Management Rights are eroded
• What happens when our Practices are not the same as your Collective Agreement language - and what you can do.

Who Should Attend?
Anyone involved in managing in a union environment and anyone interpreting a  collective agreement (i.e. payroll, finance).

This course qualifies for 6.5 hours of CPD with HRPA upon successful completion.

Course Length:        Pre-work plus 1/2 day virtual course
Cost:                          $575 + HST
                                   Includes pre-work and course materials
Location:                   Virtual - email links for pre-work and course will be sent prior to session

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