HR Power Lunch: Collective Bargaining – Practical Considerations

Date and Time

Starts:03/21/2024 12:00 PM

Ends:03/21/2024 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:03/21/2024 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar Series

1.5 Hour(s)



Members: Free | Non-members: $35 + Tax


Additional Information

Event Sponsor

This presentation will provide HR professionals with practice tips on preparing for and conducting collective bargaining with a trade union on behalf of employers.

1. Understand various issues in the "Advanced Planning" stage of bargaining preparation, including statutory considerations.

2. Learning how to prepare for bargaining in a manner that will serve the best interests of the company.

3. Understanding how to better conduct and conclude collective bargaining, from issues that arise "at the table" to settlement and ratification.


12:00pm    Welcome and Announcements

12:05pm    Speaker Presentation

1:30pm      Event Concludes

Registration Closes: March 21, 2023 @ 8:00 AM

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Rebecca Lauzon

Speaker bio(s)
Brandin O'Connor, Associate

Brandin advises management in all areas of workplace law, including labour relations, employee discipline and dismissal, employment standards, and drafting contracts and policies. Brandin maintains a broad labour and employment litigation practice and has acted for clients before Ontario’s Superior Court, Divisional Court, Commercial List, Court of Appeal, Human Rights Tribunal, Labour Relations Board, private arbitrators and mediators, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. He also has experience bargaining collective agreements as a member and leader of management bargaining teams. Brandin joined the firm following his articles at the Court of Appeal for Ontario where he clerked for Chief Justice Warren Winkler and Justice David Doherty. Brandin received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he graduated with the Bronze Medal. Prior to his articles, Brandin completed two student terms at a national law firm.