LCW Webinar Recording: Avoiding Pitfalls During Labor Negotiations
November 12, 2014
The obligation to negotiate, or "meet and confer," generally arises when one of the parties makes a request to negotiate or when the department decides to make a change in a matter within the statutory scope of representation. This webinar will cover the legal obligations around negotiations, the mechanics of how the negotiations process happens, and provide you with practical tips to help you avoid the pitfalls that can lead to strained labor relations or allegations of unfair labor practices.
LCW Webinar Recording: MOU Review and Audit
February 03, 2015
Are you getting ready for labor negotiations? Have you reviewed your MOU for compliance with changes in the law, best practices or ambiguities which could be used against your agency? An MOU Review/Audit is essential to ensure that any problems which exist with your MOU are identified so you can employ a strategy to address those provisions as part of your labor negotiations.
So You Want To Be A Labor Negotiator?
May 02, 2016 | 10 AM
Negotiating labor agreements with public servants and their representatives in California requires a variety of skills. This webinar will introduce participants to those skills and describe how LCW negotiators successfully develop and employ them. The webinar will address the basic philosophy of labor negotiations in the public sector, the good faith bargaining requirement, political considerations associated with bargaining, communication pointers, the importance of preparations for bargaining including information needed to be successful, the role of impasse fact-finding in bargaining, and an overview of critical laws that affect employee compensation.