Joseph A. Twarog, a highly experienced union negotiator, will walk participants through a tough municipal bargaining exercise aimed at encouraging them to weigh negotiating strategies and tactics in “Negotiating Contracts with State and Local Governments,” coming up April 12-17. Click here for details and to register (just 6 left!). click below to read more...
Officers, staff, and committee members who negotiate labor agreements with state, county and local governments will benefit from this course offered by the AFL-CIO Bonnie Ladin Union Skills Training Program at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum, MD. Topics covered include the role of a chief negotiator at different parts of the bargaining process; the preparation and design of initial proposals; the development of committee work and record keeping procedures; the structure and function of opening statements; economic bargaining; and preparation and directions of the ratification process.