- Learn to manage staff and operations within the confines of collective bargaining
- Gain a full understanding of contract terms, legal principles and grievance procedures
- Acquire techniques in effective employee discipline, grievance handling and investigations
Managing staff and operations within the confines of a collective bargaining agreement requires a full understanding of contract terms, legal principles, and grievance procedures.
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.
This certificate program has no prerequisites.
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.Learn More
Whether you are administering contract language or proposing it at the bargaining table, this workshop is designed to instruct labor relations practitioners on how contract language and past practices may be interpreted by an arbitrator.Learn More
Your disciplinary decisions are subject to rigorous scrutiny. If you’re involved in formulating or implementing disciplinary decisions, you must have command of the principles of progressive discipline, and a solid understanding of the best practices for administering discipline.Learn More
Contractual or disciplinary disputes that can not be resolved by the parties are ultimately tried and resolved in arbitration. Led by experienced arbitrators and adovcates, this workshop teaches how to advocate at arbitration for those preparing, presenting or assiting in the case.Learn More
Strategic Grievance Handling approaches the grievance and arbitration process as an opportunity to advance organizational strategy, goals and objectives while at the same time improving relationships within the organization. The course teaches the different purposes and scopes of competitive and collaborative dispute resolution systems andLearn More