Unions and Collective Bargaining - Interactive

Unions and Collective Bargaining - Interactive

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 01, 2020

Work together and communicate. Achieve common goals. This interactive course is designed to help people improve their businesses, manage change and develop projects through negotiation skills. Learn to have a positive impact when trying to pitch ideas and influence empolyer and clients for change and growth.

Tammy isn’t sure how she feels about striking over pay and conditions. Collective bargaining, as Carol points out, is when employers and employees meet to discuss the terms of their collective agreement. Marcus tries to persuade Serena that the collective agreement for Cutting Edge staff is fair; however, Serena is unconvinced – noting that there is a strike going on. Marcus and Serena call staff together to discuss the problem, with the aim being “communicate, not escalate”. Meanwhile Carlos practices bargaining for better work conditions with Dion. Marcus placates Casey who led the strike because everyone ignored her pet’s death anniversary.

Key Learning Points

  • Don’t be uninformed INSTEAD: Understand your rights at work
  • Don’t bully and complain INSTEAD: Be clear about your own position
  • Don’t be uncompromising INSTEAD: Allow for some flexibility
  • Don’t be unreasonable INSTEAD: Negotiate carefully

Comedy makes learning fun

This interactive course is part of the popular Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. This powerful training series follows several characters as they battle challenges, negotiate conflicts and learn from mistakes about professionalism, leadership, communication and safety. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.