Steven Bernstein

Managing Performance in a Unionized Environment – OnDemand

Original Recording Date: July 14th, 2015
Duration: 75 minutes

In this interactive webinar, you’ll receive practical guidance on how best to manage the performance of your employees within the confines of a collective bargaining agreement.  You will learn techniques for properly asserting managerial authority while minimizing the risk of an adverse decision through the grievance and arbitration process.  You will also learn how best to implement these techniques without jeopardizing long-standing relationships with in-house and outside labor representatives.  Along the way, you will receive step-by-step guidance on:

  • The governing legal framework
  • The role of organized labor within that framework
  • Understanding and administering common contractual provisions
  • The traditional elements of contract interpretation
  • Guarding against allegations of unilateral change
  • Applying the “Weingarten doctrine”
  • Successfully managing the grievance and arbitration process
  • Establishing and preserving the elements of “just cause”
  • Properly enforcing long-standing rules, standards and practices
  • Managing employee performance in conformity the collective bargaining agreement
  • Effectuating positive change within your labor relations model

This presentation offers a unique opportunity to obtain practical advice on issues that have challenged managers for decades.  Hear from experts who will help you establish a systematic approach to managing within a unionized environment that will help you maintain workplace productivity and a healthy labor relations framework for years to come.

Course Reviews

“Very informative over a broad subject.”

“We are new to the union environment and are approaching our first contract renewal.  The information presented was very helpful.”

“Practical, useful information with concrete examples.”

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HR

This activity has been approved by the HR Certification Institute for 1.25 hours of general recertification credit.

Clear Law Institute is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  This course qualifies for 1.25 PDCs.

Attorneys

We are approved providers in several states, and our webinars are routinely approved in all states. When you register, you will enter the state(s) for which you are seeking CLE credit. In the unlikely event that the webinar is not approved, we will fully refund your registration fee.

This course is eligible for 1.5 General credits in the following states: CO, FL, KS, MO, NJ, NY, OK, RI, VA, and WV.

This course is eligible for 1.25 General credits in the following states: AK, AZ, AR, CA, DE, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA and WY.

This course is not approved in the on-demand/recording format for the following states: AL, AR, KS, NE, RI.

Faculty - Steve Bernstein


About the Presenter

Steve Bernstein is managing partner of the Tampa office of Fisher & Phillips, LLP. He also serves as a Chair of the firm’s Associate Development and Retention Committee. Steve maintains a traditional labor practice in which he represents employers throughout the United States in both state and federal courts, as well as before the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other state and federal agencies. In the process, Steve has played a primary role in advising clients on union-related matters. Steve has also acquired a sophisticated level of experience with regard to advising clients on compliance with the WARN Act, USERRA, the FMLA, and the ADA.

Group Discounts

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2-4

$149
25% Off

5-9

$133
33% Off

10+

$99
50% Off

On-Demand

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$199

Group Discounts

icon-groupIf you add more people from your organization, the registration fee for each person will be discounted as described below. The discount will be automatically applied during checkout.

2-4

$149
25% Off

5-9

$133
33% Off

10+

$99
50% Off

On-Demand

icon-webinar-smShortly after you register, we will email you a link to view the webinar recording and a PDF of the presentation materials. You will be able to view the webinar recording as many times as you wish for up to 1 year.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

Access Everywhere

Access the recorded webinar at any time on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Money-Back Guarantee

If you’re not satisfied with the course, we will promptly refund your money.

All-Access Membership

icon-membershipJoin our all-access membership program to participate in this webinar and any live or recorded webinar for a flat annual fee.

Learn More

FAQs

Any questions?  Please view our FAQs page or contact us.