Mass COSH Summer Workshop (English & Creole)

Virtual Event

Spanish Workshop: Saturday, June 18th (4-6pm) English & Creole Workshop: Saturday, June 25th (4-6pm) 3 Areas Covered: 1. Knowing your workplace health & safety rights 2. Hazard Communication Understanding how…

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Parliamentary Procedures Workshop

Virtual Event

Workshop 1: Parliamentary Procedures Taught by: Patti Legault-Frank, a Consulting Parliamentarian and Governance Specialist since 1981 June 21st & 28th 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Description: Running a meeting can be challenging. But this workshop will provide you with the skills you need to fairly lead a meeting. From points of order to the recording secretary, this workshop…

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Reviewing Your Bylaws Workshop

Workshop 2: Reviewing Your Bylaws Taught by: Patti Legault-Frank, a Consulting Parliamentarian and Governance Specialist since 1981 July 12th & 19th 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Description: In the Bylaws Review Workshop, we will review the importance and function of bylaws in union democracy. You will learn to understand and evaluate your union bylaws and work with them in relation…

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Union Power Tools

The Labor Guild 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA, United States

Union Power Tools shows union leaders how to build a strong fighting union. Specifically, we cover the topics of charting (also known as “mapping”), running action-oriented and effective meetings, leadership recruitment and development, and how to stage union-building fights in a way that incrementally increases the group’s ability to fight and win – much like…

$50
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Advanced Communications Skills to Resolve Conflict

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Workshop Description: Students will discuss and practice the mechanics of effective and clear communications to help them become more proficient in working and relating to others. In addition, this class will boost your personal leadership skills, resulting in better interpersonal relationships by learning how to resolve, defuse, and avoid unnecessary conflict. Capable leaders are always…

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Interest-Based Bargaining (IBB)

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Interest-based bargaining has been around for decades with notable successes in manufacturing, education, healthcare, and utilities. Still, the process represents a different approach to bargaining that centralizes all aspects of the negotiation in joint decision-making. Learn the skills necessary to use an effective IBB approach in your next contract.

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Collective Bargaining Negotiations

Virtual Event

Special Workshop - Wednesdays, 3/1-4/12 via Zoom Workshop Description: Take the mystery out of the bargaining process and learn the inside game of collective bargaining negotiations. This hands-on, nuts and bolts course involves the participants in all aspects of negotiating a collective bargaining agreement. It includes lectures, educational materials, simulated bargaining sessions, strategy development, and bargaining…

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Burning Issues: What Workers Are Facing in 2023

Virtual Event

Mondays, 2/27-3/27 via Zoom Class Description: We will examine one critical issue impacting workers and the workplace each week. Guest experts share the latest insights and strategies surrounding current issues. Instructor: Lisa Field is the President of the Labor Guild. She is a long-time labor and social justice activist. She is currently an Associate Director…

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Drafting Contract Language to Avoid Grievances

Virtual Event

Tuesdays, 2/28-3/28 via Zoom Class Description: Grievances and costly arbitrations often arise from unclear contract language. Many locals and employers do not use attorneys to assist with drafting during the collective bargaining process, and sometimes disputes arise from ambiguous provisions. This process will provide you with tools to create outcomes at the table and reduce…