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Courses sponsored by School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University

For more information or to register for courses offered by Cornell, please contact ILR Customer Service (866-470-1922 or ILRCustomerService@cornell.edu) or visit the website at http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/professional-programs/workshops-courses-training.

Sep 17, 2018 to Dec 9, 2018
Introduction to Collective Bargaining (LS200)
Online

This course examines the principles of contract bargaining including bargaining environments and structures as well as standards used in negotiations. Students will learn to prepare bargaining demands, cost economic items, draft non-economic language, negotiate economic and non-economic issues, and resolve a bargaining impasse. Discussion will consider the impact of bargaining outcomes on workers, unions, employers, and the public.

Key Topics:

  • Introduction to Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations
  • Sources and Determinants of Bargaining Power
  • Management Strategies and Structures for Collective Bargaining
  • Union Organizing
  • Participation Processes
  • Strikes
  • Negotiations Process with Mock Bargaining
  • Grievance Procedure and Economic Impact of Collective Bargaining

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Courses sponsored by The University of Iowa Labor Center

You may register for Labor Center programs on campus in one of four ways:

Online: Online Registration Form
By phone: 319-335-4144
By fax: print form and fax to 319-335-4464

By mail: print form and send to:

Labor Center
100 BioVentures Center, Room W130
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

Jan 24, 2018 to Jan 26, 2018
Collective Bargaining (private sector)
Iowa City, Iowa

A hands-on approach intended to get union staff, officers and bargaining team members ready for bargaining. Includes sessions on bargaining law, preparation and research, member mobilizing, community support, media and communication, persuasive techniques, impasse resolution, and a practice bargaining session.

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Mar 8, 2018 to Mar 9, 2018
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Iowa City, Iowa

In-depth review of FMLA law and revised 2013 Department of Labor regulations, plus sessions on helping members with FMLA questions, handling FMLA grievances, bargaining improved contract language, and addressing common problems with medical certification.

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