Region 6 is offering a Virtual Educational:
Advanced Grievance Handling for Union Building
Prerequisite: Basic Grievance Handling for Union Building
This follow-up to Basic Grievance Handling focuses on augmenting skills from Basic Grievance Handling. This follow-up to Basic Grievance Handling focuses on augmenting skills from Basic Grievance Handling. Participants will learn how to establish a grievance committee, the roles and responsibilities of the committee, how to negotiate and write up a draft settlement and build confidence in grievance handling.
Does your local have a grievance committee? Can your experience in handling a grievance help to build the local? Can you use your knowledge of common grievance issues to raise awareness at demand-setting meetings? Have you ever thought of what it is like to be on the Employer’s side of the table? These are some of the topics that will be explored in the NEW Advanced Grievance Handling for Union Building course. You will also get the opportunity to practice being on the Union’s Team and the Employer’s Team as you work through some scenarios. Building on the Basic Grievance Handling for Union Building course, this course focuses on expanding both the Steward’s and Local’s ability to process grievances from start to finish. Through an interactive interviewing process, participants will explore how to identify grievances, practice negotiating settlements and draft realistic, enforceable grievance settlements. Participants should bring their collective agreements to the course.
Wednesday December 15, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday December 16, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The deadline for applications is: Friday November 12, 2021 @ 4:30 p.m.
Completed applications should be emailed to Cathy Guppy at: email@example.com