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Collective Bargaining

  • Acquire a full understanding of the collective bargaining process
  • Gain knowledge in labor relations law, contract language and negotiation skills
  • Develop skills in preparation for effective collective bargaining strategies and structure

Collective Bargaining

This certificate provides a comprehensive overview of the collective bargaining process from pre-bargaining preparation to final sign-off.

Six workshops totaling 60 units are required to complete this certificate. While the certificate can be earned in as little as two weeks, all required workshops for this certificate must be completed within an 18-month period. If you participate in a Cornell workshop and intend to apply it toward earning a certificate, please let us know.

Labor Relations Public Programs Brochure (PDF, 1 MB)


This certificate program has no prerequisites.

Core curriculum

2-day workshop New York, NY$1495.00

Labor Relations Law

Whether you are involved in the collective bargaining process, the administration of a contract, or a certification campaign, it is necessary to understand the National Labor Relations Act and its practical impact on the workplace. This workshop is accessible for lawyers and non- lawyers alike, and gives participants an opportunity to understand a host of legal principles and considerations. 

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