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Ontario Erectors Association

Managing Employees in a Unionized Workplace – Workshop – June 13, 18 & 19, 2019

Managing Employees in a Unionized Workplace


What is the impact of a collective agreement on management’s ability to
organize the workplace?

How can workplace leaders effectively manage and discipline employees
in a unionized environment?

Applying interactive learning and real life-scenarios, this half-day workshop examines these topics:

1. The Collective Agreement

· What falls within management rights?

· Key provisions and their impact on management’s ability to organize work (job postings, layoff, seniority, probation, etc.).

· Understanding the grievance and arbitration process.

2. Effective Management of Unionized Employees

· Dealing with union stewards and representatives.

· Implementing effective performance management.

· Motivating and communicating with unionized employees.

3. Discipline and Discharge

· What do arbitrators consider in upholding discipline?

· The impact of workplace policies and procedures on discipline and discharge.

· Best (and worst) practices for discipline and discharge in a unionized environment.

DATE and TIME: Each workshop is from 9:00am – 1:00pm

Thursday, June 13 / Tuesday, June 18 / Wednesday, June 19, 2019

LOCATION: Sherrard Kuzz LLP, 250 Yonge Street, Suite 3300, Toronto

COST: $525 plus tax


This is a small group workshop; space is extremely limited.

SHERRARD KUZZ LLP | Employment & Labour Lawyers
250 Yonge Street, Suite 3300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2L7

Main 416.603.0700 | 24 Hour 416.420.0738 | Fax 416.603.6035 |