Gerry McLaughlin MsLabor Relations, is the author of ‘Negotiating the Labor Agreement” His experience is over 30 years of successfully negotiating in excess of 500 labor contracts in varied industries as Executive Director and Vice president for Fortune 100 Companies and in areas, such as,: Distribution,Telecom,Retail, Health Care, Food Service, Housekeeping, Facilities.
He has negotiated with over 20 National and Local Unions He has trained over 1000 Managers in Managing a Union Workforce, as well as in “Negotiating the Labor Agreement” a two day intense On premise seminar with over six hours of “hands on” negotiating the issues of the day, Healthcare costs, Drug testing, Job Security , two hours negotiating effective clausing and culminating in a three hour “Strike or Settle” negotiations of an actual labor contract. Additionally Gerry has conducted over fifty successful UnionCampaigns and trained countless managers as to Union Avoidance.
He knows and understands:
How to build and maintain successful relationships with Union Leaders locally and nationally.
Maintain and or Develop existing Managements Rights to ensure the unfettered Right “to run your business” Ensuring successful Workplace policies such as Attendance Plans.
Develop and/or protect consistent Contract language, review and achieve Healthcare savings from existing Indemnity Plans to HMO’s & PPO Plans He consistently ensures that clients expectations are met.He responds promptly to meet client concerns for Consistent Contract Interpretation, Contract Analysis, Benefits Policy questions or guidance on disciplinary matters.