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The Worker Institute

Advancing worker rights and collective representation


Negotiation Skills LB410

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This introductory-level workshop is designed to develop the skills of union negotiators who do not have extensive experience in advancing a collective bargaining strategy and in conducting face-to-face negotiations at the bargaining table.

Key Topics

  • the bargaining process, timing and procedures
  • bargaining techniques, strategies and tactics
  • maximizing effectiveness of the bargaining committee
  • reading the other side; articulating the members' needs; using the caucus
  • identifying the employer's pressure points
  • Coordinating table tactics with membership support activities