Mediation Master Class: Mediation for Good Industrial Relations Practice - Dispute Resolution Centre | Serving The Caribbean
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Dispute Avoidance Board Workshop
October 10, 2018
Mediation for Good Industrial Relations Practice
When:
November 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am – November 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
2018-11-20T08:00:00-04:00
2018-11-21T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce Columbus Circle Westmoorings
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago
Cost:
$3600
Contact:
Chritiane Hope
632-4051

Good industrial relations are essential in achieving a motivated and productive workforce. This workshop is aimed at equipping IT Practitioners & Mediators with the best practice methods on how to professionally manage labour and industrial relations. The workshop provides the delegates with an insight into handling discipline in the workplace, as well as guidelines on how to conduct disciplinary hearings in line with the principles of fairness and equity.

APPLYING MEDIATION IN AN IT. CONTEXT.

Contract of Employment.

Legal Framework.

Collective Bargaining/ Industrial Action.

Employee performance and Conduct and much more…

TRAINING OUTLINE

FIRST DAY: Session 1

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Trade union development.

Voluntarism.

Statutory intervention.

Session 2

INDIVIDUAL CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT (ICE)

Expressed terms.

Implied terms.

Employer Obligations.

Employee obligations.

Mutual Obligations.

Probationary period.

Types of employment contracts.

Contractor v Employee.

Independent Contractor v Dependent Contractor.

Collective Agreement.

 Session 3

LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Industrial Relations Act.

Retrenchment and Severance Benefits Act.

Maternity Protection Act.

Workmen’s Compensation Act.

National Insurance Act.

Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Equal Opportunity Act.

ILO Conventions and Recommendations.

 Session 4

INSTITUTIONS

Registration Recognition and Certification Board.

Industrial Court.

Magistrates Court.

High Court.

Appeal Court.

Privy Council.

International Labour Organization.

SECOND DAY: Session 1

Collective bargaining.

Industrial action.

 Session 2

Managing employee performance and conduct.

Discipline and disciplinary action.

Principles of natural justice.

Grievance, trade dispute, interpretation of collective agreement (ICA) and Industrial Relations Offence (IRO).

Appeal.

Injunction.

Judicial Review.

Alternative Dispute Resolution.

 Session 3

Guidelines from Industrial Court judgments.

Session 4

Dealing with specific issues identified by participants.

Session 5

Review and Question & Answers.

COST

The investment for this program is TT$3,600  (VAT Inclusive).

DATE and TIMES

Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st November 2018

8:00am to 5:00pm

VENUE

T&T Chamber of Industry & Commerce, Westmoorings

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