This month Labour Research Service hosted the first in a series of webinars on The Negotiators’ Guide.
The Negotiators’ Guide is for working class leaders – shop stewards, organisers, and negotiators – that share a desire to represent the interests of workers as best they can.
The webinar covered:
- A short update on collective bargaining benchmarks in South Africa.
- Lessons from trade unions negotiating in the public and private sectors.
- Leading ideas from each of the chapters of The Negotiators’ Guide.
Webinar presentation by Trenton Elsely, Executive Director of Labour Research Service:
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- View on Prezi
- Watch the recording:
Future webinars will tackle the different topics of the Guide in more detail.
The Chapters of the Negotiator’s Guide:
- An introduction to negotiations
- Thinking about recruitment and organising
- Thinking about solidarity and coalitions
- Using the law to support bargaining strategies
- A framework for negotiating conditions at work
- An introduction to wage bargaining
- Bargaining for gender equity
- Workplace rights belong to everyone: Negotiating for inclusivity and against discrimination
- Negotiating retrenchment
- Trade unions organising and bargaining in value chains
- Negotiating the future of work