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Labour Relations Certificate Program

Human Resources Professionals Association
May 5 - 7, 2020
Toronto, ON

Engage, Motivate, Develop more Positive Labour and Workplace Relationships

Today’s employers expect HR professionals to effectively manage within a unionized environment.

  • Develop strategies to engage, motivate, and develop more positive labour and workplace relationships.
  • Leverage the greater benefit of establishing and maintaining long-standing healthy relationships between managers and unionized workers.


In this intensive three-day certificate program designed for HR practitioners, you will partner with your fellow HR peers using a practical simulation approach to:

  • Examine the legal landscape governing labour relations.
  • Review collective agreement administration and best practices in contract interpretation.
  • Implement a proactive approach to engage and develop positive union-management relationships.
  • Understand and navigate the collective bargaining process.
  • Explore a process for conducting effective investigations to minimize risks and legal exposures.
  • Become a trusted advisor and proactive, fair and objective in resolving disputes.
  • Participate in hands-on simulation-based learning to develop skills to resolve grievances, conduct workplace investigations.
  • Learn how to use of effective negotiation skills to create win-win scenarios when bargaining.

Why you should Attend:

  • Navigate through the legal landscape and relevant labour-related legislation.
  • Apply the labour relations framework and core elements for day-to-day interactions with union counterparts
  • Interpret and administer the collective agreement in a fair and equitable manner ensuring productivity and consistent application
  • Develop interest-based skills to diffuse positional behaviour and engage challenging parties
  • Conduct effective investigations to minimize risks and legal exposures Participate with skills and confidence in all aspects of the union-management relationship

What you will Gain:

  • Implement a proactive approach to engage and develop positive union-management relationships
  • Understand and navigate the collective bargaining process
  • Explore a process for conducting effective investigations to minimize risks and legal exposures
  • Be a trusted advisor and proactive, fair and objective in resolving disputes
  • Use effective negotiation skills to create win-win scenarios when bargaining

Who should attend:

This Certificate Program is Highly Recommended for the HR practitioner who works in a unionized setting or a practitioner wishing to further develop their expertise in labour relations.

Contact
Human Resources Professionals Association
416.923.2324
[email protected]
Event Website

Event Type: Workshop
Provincial Region: Zone 4

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