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ILR School

Effective Employee Discipline (LR101)

Sep 12—13
2 days
New York, New York, United States
USD 1495
USD 747 per day

How it works

Description

Your disciplinary decisions are subject to rigorous scrutiny. If you’re involved in formulating or implementing disciplinary decisions, you must have command of the principles of progressive discipline, and a solid understanding of the best practices for administering discipline. This workshop teaches you how to:

  • Analyze discipline problems
  • Conduct disciplinary interviews
  • Prepare a disciplinary memorandum
  • Respond effectively and appropriately to disciplinary problems
  • Define and determine just cause

Key Topics

  • Defining progressive discipline
  • An employee’s right to union representation
  • Identifying and establishing a “past practice”
  • How past practices affect the disciplinary process
  • Criteria used by arbitrators in deciding discipline cases
  • Guidance for handling excessive absenteeism and alcohol and drug abuse cases
  • Discipline for off-duty or off-premises misconduct

Special Features

During this two-day workshop, experienced arbitrators and labor relations professionals will provide you with practical knowledge and insight about the employee discipline process.

Who should attend

Labor relations, human resource, operations supervisors, and managers involved in the administration of employee discipline.

Experts

Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard and President and CEO of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was President of the American Economic Association for the year 2004. From 1982 through 1984, he was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and Pre...
Ellen Gallin Procida is the Director of the United Federation of Teacher's Grievance and Arbitration Department, representing approximately 200,000 members, where she has either advocated or supervised advocates in over a thousand arbitration cases. She also co-leads the UFT's legendary advocates...