Essentials for Managing in a Unionised Environment

Why Attend?

This one-day course will build your understanding of the imperatives of managing employees within a unionised workplace. The course explores the challenges and benefits of a unionised work environment and will assist you to understand the rights and obligations of the parties to the employment relationship within such an environment. Identify the various forms of management-union engagement and develop strategies and guidelines for managing effectively in a unionised environment.

Main Topics

  1. The challenges and benefits of a unionised work environment

  2. Rights and obligations of the parties to the employment relationship

  3. Forms of engagement

    • Information sharing

    • Consultation

    • Negotiation

  4. Forms of engagement

  5. Approaches to conflict resolution

  6. Strategies and guidelines for managing effectively in a unionised environment