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Labour Relations

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CHRM 1014

This seminar is also offered as part of the Human Resources Management Program.

This seminar addresses the structure of Canadian unions, principals related to collective bargaining, steps in negotiating a union contract, and techniques in dispute resolution. You will also discuss how unions affect the human resources management environment, and ways to improve union-management relations. The seminar will summarize the safety and health responsibilities of employers and employees.

Program details

Dates: Jan. 14-15, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Fredericton, NB
Fee: $555 (no HST)

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Learning objectives

  • Understand the structure of Canadian unions
  • Identify the major reasons why workers join unions
  • Learn how a union organizing campaign is carried out
  • Discover core legal principles relating to collective bargaining
  • Outline the key steps in negotiating a union contract
  • Describe how unions affect the human resource management


Dan Leger is a partner in Pink Larkin Fredericton office. Admitted to the New Brunswick Bar in 2005, he has appeared before the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench, New Brunswick Court of Appeal, Federal Court, the New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board and labour arbitration tribunals. He acts as the Registrar of the New Brunswick Dental Society and is a Director of the Canadian Dental Federation.

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