Who should attend
- Union leaders
- HR and labor relations professionals
- Managers and executives working in a union environment
About the course
Experienced arbitrators and labor relations professionals will provide you with practical knowledge and insight about the employee discipline process. Participants analyze fact patterns to understand just cause and progressive discipline and learn to establish a case for termination. Learn best practices in solving discipline issues.
Disciplinary decisions are subject to rigorous scrutiny. If you're involved in formulating, implementing, or challenging disciplinary decisions, you must have command of the principles of progressive discipline as well as a solid understanding of the best practices for administering discipline.
Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to interact with experienced arbitrators and labor relations professionals who will provide you with practical knowledge and insight about the employee discipline process. In between sessions, you will engage in exercises and thought-provoking discussions.
Key Course Takeaways
- Analyze discipline problems
- Examine the connection between conflict and discipline
- Be mindful of unconscious bias in the disciplinary process
- Conduct disciplinary interviews
- Prepare a disciplinary memorandum
- Respond effectively to disciplinary problems, applying basic conflict resolution skills as appropriate
- Define and determine just cause
Ellen Gallin Procida has been teaching the art of arbitration advocacy for nearly 20 years. During her career as a NYC public school teacher, she first developed the skills necessary for effective advocacy by representing UFT members as the school based union representative in her school. Ellen w...
Martin Scheinman, Esq., has served as a full-time Arbitrator and Mediator since 1979. During his career, Scheinman has decided or helped resolve over 20,000 disputes. Scheinman is widely viewed as one of the busiest and most acceptable neutrals in the United States. Initially serving only on labo...
Lawrence E. Becker (Larry) attended Albany State University and Brooklyn Law school. He has worked for the New York City Department of Education since 1979 where he started as an attorney in the Department's Office of Legal Services, handling numerous discipline arbitrations and other matters. I...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.