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Collective Bargaining and Labor Negotiations

Friday, March 29, 2019
9:00am – 4:00pm

Hartford Campus
HTB 228

The participants will explore the processes involved with collective bargaining in the public and nonprofit sectors and will develop their negotiation skills. They will also learn how union contracts are negotiated, including discussions on strategies to reduce conflict during the negotiation process.

The workshop will prepare participants with skills to develop bargaining plans, strategies and tactics, to do the preparation work for face-to-face negotiations, and to negotiate with the goal of reaching an agreement.

Course Learning Objectives/Educational Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the participants will have the skills to:

Understand the context of labor negotiations, Differentiate between positional versus interest-based strategies and structures, Develop bargaining plans, strategies and tactics, Prepare for face-to-face negotiations, and negotiate to reduce conflict and reach agreement. DPP students may apply attendance at this workshop to their Capstone requirements. A light lunch will be provided. REGISTER at http://dpp.uconn.edu/collaborative by March 27, 2019

Contact:

linda.friedman@uconn.edu

Public Policy Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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