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Costing Out a Contract

This is a practical, how-to-workshop to give union negotiators and bargaining committee members the skills they need to prepare for contract negotiations, including illustrating how to calculate the projected costs of an agreement. This one day workshop is part of the four-day Labor Leadership Skills Bootcamp.


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    Oct 5, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $199
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    Buffalo, NY



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Register for Costing Out a Contract

Effective Communication

For anyone who wants to improve oral presentation skills in a supportive environment. Overcome reluctance to speak in public, gain tools to organize your thoughts for a more effective/powerful presentation. This one day workshop is part of the four-day Labor Leadership Skills Bootcamp.


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    Oct 6, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $199
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    Buffalo, NY



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Register for Effective Communication

Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Learn and practice the complete step-by-step internal investigation process. Receive extensive content related to conducting interviews, investigation techniques, determining credibility, managing bias, reaching conclusions, and implementing outcomes. Interact with expert investigators to learn best practices and acquire new skills.
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    Oct 12 - 13, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $1595
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    New York, NY



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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Process

Leadership Skills for Success: Engaging Employees and Building Teams

Master communication and leadership skills to effectively manage employees, establish priorities and delegate responsibilities. Building awareness of team dynamics and how to engage employees through group problem-solving and decision-making. Become an effective leader with the ability to develop productive relationships and ensure alignment and collaboration.


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    Oct 12 - 13, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY



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Register for Leadership Skills for Success: Engaging Employees and Building Teams

Managing With Labor's Values - Part 2: Building Accountability

This workshop focuses on understanding different behavioral styles at work and how to adapt when conflicting styles cause misunderstandings, unproductive efforts, and impede progress on reaching goals.  This is Part 2 of a workshop series on Managing With Labor's Values.


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    Oct 19 - 20, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $950
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    New York, NY


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Register for Managing With Labor's Values - Part 2: Building Accountability

Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Learn a step-by-step process on preparing for bargaining including aligning organizational, labor and bargaining strategies and developing management and union goals, and preparing for the bargaining table. An in-class project includes preparing and delivering a presentation to management to obtain bargaining mandate.


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    Oct 23 - 24, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY



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Register for Preparation for Collective Bargaining

Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

Take on the role of lead negotiator in collective bargaining from start to finish. This course focuses on the practical aspects of developing and managing a team, the dynamics and flow of bargaining stages, the difference between competitive and collaborative approaches, and how to come to an agreement. Culminating in a day-and-a-half mock collective bargaining simulation, this course provides valuable practice and feedback from seasoned negotiators.


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    Oct 25 - 27, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $2195
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    New York, NY



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Register for Effective Collective Bargaining and Simulation

Costing Out a Contract (online)

This is a practical, how-to-workshop to give union negotiators and bargaining committee members the skills they need to prepare for contract negotiations. This online workshop is part of the four-course Labor Leadership Skills Certificate and participants do not have to be online at a specific time.


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    Nov 1 - 21, 2023
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    Live Online
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    $199

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Register for Costing Out a Contract (online)

The Future of Unions in the Workplace

Why were unions created in the first place, what led to the explosion of their influence after WW2 and their steep decline in the 1980s, and what is happening now. Key focus is on the past and present: why, how and where workers are organizing now.
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    Nov 1, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $995
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    New York, NY


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Register for The Future of Unions in the Workplace

Generational Differences at Work

Communicate effectively and respectfully in a multi-generational workplace while leveraging differences to build stronger work relationships. Understand why generational differences exist and prepare to change your mindset to use new ways of communicating with others. Learn to avoid making age-based assumptions that diminish both respect and trust.


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    Nov 2, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $995
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    New York, NY


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Register for Generational Differences at Work

Applying Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Work

We all are needed to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in the workplace. You can deepen your learning in DEI, no matter your background or current position.

This course will cover common DEI terms and insight for scoping DEI strategy. We encourage everyone who has an interest in and desire to support DEI initiatives to begin with this primer course.


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    Nov 2 - 3, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $1495
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    New York, NY



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Register for Applying Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Work

Resilience at Work: Adapting to Change and Rebounding from Workplace Challenges

Resilience in the workplace is about having a sense of purpose, while remaining an authentic version of yourself. Resilience helps to increases job satisfaction, self-esteem, employee engagement, communication and innovation. A resilient and adaptable workforce supports one another to get work done more efficiently and effectively. Resilient and adaptable teams work collaboratively to solve problems, react to change more quickly and strengthen relationships to reduce interpersonal conflict.


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    Nov 3, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $995
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    New York, NY



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Register for Resilience at Work: Adapting to Change and Rebounding from Workplace Challenges

Inclusive Recruiting and Interviewing Practices

Designed to provide participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to implement inclusive recruitment practices, this course explores the importance of conducting effective interviews and making informed hiring decisions in an evolving and dynamic workplace.
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    Nov 6, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $995
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    New York, NY



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Register for Inclusive Recruiting and Interviewing Practices

Advanced Internal Investigations Practice

Apply learnings from Advanced Internal Investigations Process. Practice techniques using a real-life employee complaint by conducting the intake interview, planning and conducting the investigation, making findings and conclusions, making recommendations and implementation of the outcome. Develop skills under the guidance of expert internal investigators.
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    Nov 6 - 7, 2023
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    In-Person
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    $1595
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    New York, NY



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Register for Advanced Internal Investigations Practice

Advancing Women Leaders into the Future: Strategies for Success

The ways of working are rapidly changing, requiring a resilient mindset, a winning playbook, and the ability to navigate complexities to meet the demands of the future. Women leaders are an essential ingredient to organizational success and yet gender equity continues to elude us leaving women to push through barrier.

Dates for sessions will be posted as soon as they are available.


Learn more about Advancing Women Leaders into the Future: Strategies for Success

Learn more about Advancing Women Leaders into the Future: Strategies for Success

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