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WINTER BREAKFAST MEETING
The Greater Rhode Island Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association invites you to its winter breakfast meeting featuring…
Marc D. Greenbaum, Esq.
Professor of Law and Co-director of the
Labor and Employment Law Concentration
Suffolk University Law School
Member, National Academy of Arbitrators
The Future of Labor and Employment Law and Policy
With a new federal administration, partisan alignment between the House and Senate, and the likely seating of a new conservative Supreme Court justice, there are sure to be changes in federal labor and employment law and policy. Please join us for a discussion of this important topic with a veteran law professor and experienced labor arbitrator.
A brief business meeting will follow
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Radisson Airport Hotel
2081 Post Road
Warwick, Rhode Island
$25.00 (includes breakfast buffet)
Please contact Matt Bodah with your reservation by Wednesday, March 1, 2017
at email@example.com or 401-874-2497
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You may pay at the door or send a check, made payable to Greater RI LERA, to:
Matthew M. Bodah
URI Schmidt Labor Research Center
36 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881
The Labor and Employment Relations Association is the only organization in the U.S. that brings together employers, union activists, government officials, neutrals, and academics for important and timely discussions of workplace matters. Send membership inquiries to Matt Bodah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LERA Northwest Chapter
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING & ARBITRATION CONFERENCE
|The 40th Annual Collective Bargaining and Arbitration Conference is hosted by the Northwest LERA Chapter.|
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Thursday, April 6th
Friday, April 7th, 2017
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
The Conference Center, Level 3, 800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101
(Directions available online at www.wsctc.com.)
Conference Registration Includes – conference materials, continental breakfast
Fee includes a continental breakfast and lunch on both days.
• Refunds/Cancellations: Refunds are available for cancellations requested before March 1, 2017, subject to a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds are available after March 1, 2017
1. Register and pay online or reserve your seat online and send payment via US mail to:
A limited number of hotel rooms at the conference rate of $219/night (not including taxes
The cut-off date for rooms at the conference rate is March 6, 2017. After that date, the conference rate will no longer be available.
General CLE credits are pending for Washington State Attorneys. Sign-in sheets will be available at registration. Credit is also pending for HRCI for ‘SHRM’ credits.
|Registration | Featured Speakers | Hotel | Continuing Education Credits | Program|
|Thursday, March 10||Friday, March 11|
8 – 9 a.m. REGISTRATION
9:15 – 10 a.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Richard Birke, Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution, Willamette University School of Law
10 – 10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
How to Use Grievance Mediation: Controlling Your Own Destiny
II. Making Good Decisions in Risky Times
III. Labor Law Fundamentals
IV. Behaviors of ‘Defective’ Negotiators
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. LUNCH
1 – 2:00 p.m. CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
I. Positive Communications and Negotiations: Engage With ‘Yes,’ No Matter What!
II. Warriors Returning to the Workplace
III. FMCS and NLRB Case Updates
IV. Interest-Based Bargaining Success Story: Snoqualmie Valley School District
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. BREAK
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
I. The Affinity Model of Collaborative Bargaining
II. Drug Policies, Testing, and Employee Relations in the Era of State‑Legal Marijuana
III. Exploring the Nuances of Conflict: Practical Tools and Techniques
IV. Bargaining Subjects: Balancing on the Highwire
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Plenary Session
Getting Even: The Truth About Workplace Revenge
4:30– 5:30 p.m. THE HAPPIEST HOUR
9 – 9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
I. Predictions for Labor Relations Under the Trump Administration
I. Whippersnappers to Codgers: Generations in Conflict
III. PERC Case Updates
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
I. Remodeling Relationships in the Real World
II. Advanced Bargaining
III. Changing the Future: Why Transgender and GNC Employees Matter for Every Workplace
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. LUNCH
1 – 2:30 p.m. PLENARY SESSION
And the Arbitrator’s Award Goes to…
2:30 p.m. Conclusion of Conference
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Join us for the 2017 Georgia Labor Management Conference to be held at the beautiful Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa in Young Harris, Ga. More details and cost will be announced in Spring 2017.