Join AGC MA and local labor relations experts for a two-part series designed for construction industry managers and supervisors. Participants will gain knowledge about fundamental labor relations topics and the skills needed to successfully cultivate union-management relationships.
Session 1: Led by seasoned Labor Law attorneys Jim Grosso and Miranda Jones of O'Reilly, Grosso, Gross, & Jones, P.C., this session will cover key provisions of union collective bargaining agreements, how to handle issues when they arise, the differences between a grievance and an unfair labor practice charge, and an overview of trust funds, including the role of trustees.
Session 2: An interactive panel discussion featuring local labor relations leaders. Panelists will discuss the importance of relationship building in labor relations, conflict resolution skills, and current joint labor-management initiatives.
- Joseph Byrne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters,
- Joseph Bonfiglio, Business Manager of the Massachusetts and Northern New England Laborers District Council,
- Maureen Kirkpatrick, Vice President and Operations Manager, Turner Construction, and
- Tom Steeves, President, T.J. McCartney.
The panel will be moderated by Mike Sanchez, current Chair of the AGC MA Labor Relations Division.
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