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    The Employment Relations Board (ERB) resolves disputes concerning labor relations for an estimated 3,000 different employers and 250,000 employees in public and private sector under its jurisdiction. The Board administers the collective bargaining law that covers public employees of the State of Oregon and its cities, counties, school districts, and other local governments; hears and decides appeals from state employees concerning personnel actions; and administers the collective bargaining law that regulates private employers who are not covered by the National Labor Relations Act.
Employment Relations Board Services ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 Oregon Employment Relations Board presents
Better Bargaining:
Effective Strategies for Improving Negotiation Outcomes
Workshop led by
Janet Gillman, State Conciliator, Oregon ERB
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Oregon Department of Transportation
455 Airport Road SE, Bldg. B
 Registration Check In: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Workshop: 9:00 am to Noon
Successful negotiators understand that bargaining preparation and approach greatly influence negotiation outcomes. This workshop will provide participants with a range of tools and strategies that can be applied to their own negotiation challenges. Participants will learn how to navigate the negotiation process for greater efficiency, improved labor-management relations, and agreements that deliver value to both sides. 
In this interactive workshop, you will: 
​- ​Learn to identify and manage hidden and competing interests
-​ Acquire problem-solving techniques for creating mutual gains

​Hone interpersonal skills to strengthen relationships and improve table dynamics



Learn about innovations in collective bargaining, including interest-based approaches to bargaining economics, and computer programs that are transforming the way negotiating teams process and solve problems.


Who Should Attend:  union leaders, labor relations and human resource managers, bargaining principals and team members, attorneys, and others involved in the collective bargaining process.


Registration fee:  $20
Contact:  linda.j.gregg@oregon.gov or (503) 378-6471 or EmpRel.Board@oregon.gov
1993-2008 SPRL Digest
The State Personnel Relations Law Digest Supplement covering 1993-2008 is now available on line. Click here