Event Title : Course 4 - Conflict Management & Collective Labour Law

Full Description
Start Date
03 April 2019 @ 08:00
Duration
1 day
Event Type
Public Workshop
Cost
R 2 950.00
Town
Durban
Venue Address
MBA Conference Facilities Westville, Durban, 3630
GPS Coordinates
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Module 1 : Introduction

• Progression of rights - an overview of South Africa
• The Constitution and freedom of association
• Job seekers and freedom of association

Module 2 : Freedom of association

• The protection in terms of labour law

Module 3 : Defining a Trade Union

• Purpose of a Trade Union
• Role players in a Trade Union

Module 4 : Representativeness

• The rights of Trade Unions
• How do you know the employees are unionised?
• Can I prevent employees to join?
• Defining representativeness
• Principle of majoritarianism v plurality

Module 5 : Modules of the LRA

• Module 12 - Access to the workplace
• Module 13 - Deduction of levies
• Module 14 - Time off for office bearers
• Module 15 - Shop stewards
• Module 16 - Disclosure of information

Module 6 : The majority Trade Union

• Shop stewards
• How many may the Union have?
• Full time shop stewards
• Time off for shop stewards and office bearers
• Misconduct of shop stewards
• The role and function of shop stewards
• How to deal with the difficult shop steward

Module 7 : Organisational rights & recognitions

• Right to establish a threshold
• Collective bargaining and collective agreements
• Consultation and negotiation
• Destructive collective behaviour
• Collective agreements  and recognition agreements
• The duty to bargain - does it exist?
• Disputes

Module 8 : How to prepare for Union meetings

• The process of entering the workplace from recruitment to majority Union
• Preparation and strategy for meetings
• The negotiation process  

Module 9 : Conflict resolution

• Main sources of conflict
• Assumptions and perceptions
• Positive and negative characteristics of conflict
• The impact of negative conflict on the relationship with the Union
• Techniques on identifying and managing conflict
• Do’s and don’ts of conflict management
• Mediation processes
• Building and maintaining relationships
• The attributes of a good conflict manager

Module 10 : Examples & Exercises

• Examples and Exercises

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