Annual Collective Bargaining Workshop

Live Event
Date: 01 / 26 / 2024
Time: 8:30am to 2:30pm (Registration at 8:00 am)

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Description

Our one-day workshop will again be live, but now you may select to participate either in-person, or virtually via Zoom, based on your preference. Superintendents, business managers and school board negotiators will want to attend to be prepared for the bargaining table!
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:  
  • Legal updates to the bargaining law, including Maine’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave law.
  • Practical guidance for bargaining in good faith and preparing for success at the table.
  • Legal framework of collective bargaining in schools and knowing what issues you can (and cannot) be required to negotiate.
  • Assessing language proposals and costing out economic proposals.
  • Traditional and problem solving approaches to negotiations and identifying which might be right for you.
  • Current bargaining trends around Maine.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR PARTICIPANTS:
  Learn strategies for success at the bargaining table and tips on how to achieve positive outcomes for public education
  Gain knowledge of legal bargaining requirements
  Receive practical training in the bargaining process
  Attendees will participate in and learn from actual bargaining exercises
  Hear our answers to your questions!

Need Help?

Contact Adriana Grimes (agrimes@dwmlaw.com) if you have any questions at all.

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