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Costing Out the Contract LB409

$ 199.00

  • May 14, 2015 - Buffalo, NY
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Class title: Costing Out a Contract
    Buffalo ILR Extension Office, 237 Main Street, Suite 1200, Buffalo, NY
    Faculty: Art Wheaton Jr


Costing Out Contract Proposals

This is a practical, how-to-workshop to give union negotiators and bargaining committee members the skills they need to prepare for contract negotiations. Exercises are used throughout the workshop to illustrate how to calculate the projected costs of an agreement.

Key topics include

  • Use simple math skills to find your way around the bargaining table
  • How to calculate percentage and dollar increase costs
  • Steps to costing out the union's demands
  • Practice as a mock bargaining unit costing out contract proposals