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We will discuss Discipline in the Workplace, utilizing new or refreshed tools.

You will gain a more in depth understanding, a "How to effectively document" the Unsatisfactory performer.

We will discuss successful ways to effectively communicate  with Union Leaders and Representatives, build a lasting relationships.

You will discuss methods to minimize grievances being filed by your Union Representative and successfully prevail in those filed grievances

Why you should Attend

Managers today face varied challenges in managing a union workforce. We will engage in discussions regarding the major topics in Managing Union employees, such as Proper methodology for Just Cause Discipline,  A thorough "how to" as to the Unsatisfactory Performer and if not minimizing then Successfully handling any grievances  The information presented in this Workshop will reduce time and costs for your organization as Managers will perform more effectively and efficiently, as they embrace positive employee and labor-management relationships.

There will be interactive exercises, In the Documenting The Unsatisfactory Performer module there will be four Documentation exercises of disciplinary letters and grievance meetings for the participants to review and critique followed by an improved version offered.

During the "Discipline In The Workplace" there will be two exercises the first one will be that of a "Consistency Test" the participants will choose the correct level of discipline for on premise Discipline and Off Premise Discipline followed by an "improved" version offered.

In the Successfully Handling Grievances we will have participants engage in two mock grievances given a set of facts presented to resolve the grievance. All participants will critique the Mock exercise and the Workshop leader will provide guidelines to ensure success.

Areas Covered in the Session

  • Grievance Methodology by Unions
  • Costly Discipline Errors to avoid
  • Discuss the Just Cause Standard
  • Know how to Progressively Discipline
  • Build or Maintain existing successful Relationships and Communicate effectively With your Union
  • Learn the only proper way to Document Unsatisfactory Performers

Who Will Benefit

  • Manager
  • Director
  • Vice President with responsibility of managing or interacting with unionized employees can benefit from the either new or refreshed tools learned during this Webinar

Speaker Profile

Gerry McLaughlin Ms. IR, is the author of "Negotiating The Labor Agreement” His experience covers 40 years of successfully negotiating over 500+ labor contracts in varied industries as Executive Director and Vice President for Fortune 100 Companies, and in areas, such as, but not limited to, Manufacturing, Distribution, Telecom, Retail, Healthcare & Senior Care, Food services, Housekeeping & Facilities.

He has negotiated with over 20 National and Local Unions, trained 1000’s of Managers in “Managing a Union Workforce", “Negotiating The Labor Agreement” , and “Your Employees Are Organizing A Union”, Collective Bargaining as well as Union Avoidance and Employee Relations issues. He knows and fully understands:
  • How to build and maintain successful relationships with Union Leaders locally and nationally
  • Maintain and/or Develop existing Managements Rights to ensure the unfettered Right “to run your business” to ensure successful Workplace policies
  • Develop and/or protect consistent Contract language. He consistently ensures that clients expectations are often exceeded