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Contract Administration

  • 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

Contract Administration

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.

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Prerequisites

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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2-day workshop New York, NY$1695.00

Effectiveness in Arbitration

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. 

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2-day workshop New York, NY$1495.00

Strategic Grievance Handling

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 and

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