Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Dealing with Unions and Collective Bargaining

Dealing with Unions and Collective Bargaining

Lead the way through contentious and emotive discussions with composure and confidence to make objective judgements.


Book two or more of your team to attend the same course on the same day and save!

Simply use discount code "Group" when booking online.

  First Booking Subsequent Bookings Example Booking for Two
Member (Early Bird) $440.00 $370.00 $810.00 (saving $70.00)
Member (Standard) $490.00 $370.00  $860.00 (saving $120.00)

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If you are an HR or ER practitioner responsible for managing union relationships, this practical course is for you. This intermediate level course will prepare you with the tools and techniques to negotiate collective agreements from initiating bargaining, to the bargaining process agreement and terms of settlement.

​What you’ll learn:​
How to manage environmental factors, competing interests and multiple claims to create the best outcomes for both unions and businesses.

You’ll learn about the key issues when creating a bargaining process agreement and how to prepare for a negotiation – including mediation and dealing with industrial action.

Where and when: half day, 9am - 12.30pm or 1pm - 4.30pm check location for times

After, you’ll be able to…
  • Confidently assess the landscape of business risks in the context of negotiating with unions during collective bargaining
  • You’ll walk away with a clear understanding of internal and external environmental factors, creating the bargaining process agreement, mediations and finalising the documentation.

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