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Course Detail: CBW - Collective Bargaining Workshop
During these two days, public managers will:

•Learn the language of collective bargaining;
•Learn the Rules for collective bargaining (Kansas Bargaining Laws; National Labor Relations Act and unfair labor practices, "Good faith," and "bad faith");
•Learn how to prepare for bargaining; and
•Practice the bargaining process and team roles through hands-on simulations.

 Session Detail:  18469CBW
Schedule: 1.5 day workshop starting on 4/25/18 from 8:30AM-4:30PM and concluding on 4/26/18 from 8:30AM-12:30PM.
Times: 08:30am - 04:30pm
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Price: Workshop fee : $375.00

Instructors
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Craig Christiansen
Craig Christiansen
Biography: Dr. Craig R. Christiansen is both a public administration practitioner and an academic. He has experience as both a union member and a manager in for-profit and nonprofit corporations. As a public employee, he has worked at all three levels of government (federal, state, and local). His background includes 30 years of collective bargaining, negotiating contracts for both labor and management (although not at the same time!). He also served as an expert witness in state administrative court proceedings on labor disputes. Dr. Christiansen currently teaches Labor Relations in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at KU. No image available
Claudette Johns
Claudette Johns
Biography: Claudette Johns is a graduate of the MPA program at KU. As a teacher and union member, Johns bargained some of the earliest contracts with school boards in Kansas. Later, as a school board member, Johns bargained from the management perspective. She has additional experience at the federal level working for a U.S. Congressman and 20 years working for a state-wide nonprofit organization. She has extensive experience as a trainer in collective bargaining for a national nonprofit, has participated in dozens of mediations with the Federal Mediation and Conciliatory Service, and has worked with diverse groups to achieve bargaining laws and contracts that work for all parties. No image available

Facility Detail
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
Downstairs Classroom
1515 SE Monroe St
Topeka, KS 66612
Downstairs Classroom