Labor Relations Practices From a Pandemic Perspective on a red background with Free Webinar! in a blue calloutFrom furloughs to managerial rights, the pandemic has led to new questions for labor relations in cities.

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Build an understanding of the basics of labor relations that are key to successfully managing employees, and how COVID-19 is changing the basics, during a free webinar on Nov. 10. This hour-long session will dig into best practices that will help you avoid common pitfalls while being a successful leader, managing both union and non-union employees. Even during a pandemic.

Take part in this webinar to:

  • Understand how to establish and maintain management rights.
  • Explore common mistakes when responding to grievances and ways to avoid them.
  • Review ways to respond to unfair labor practice claims.
  • Learn negotiation skills and how to manage critical workers during a pandemic.

Do you have questions about labor relations? Send them to prior to the webinar. There will also be time to ask questions during the online session.

Background Materials

Labor Relations Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

HR Reference Manual Chapter 6: Labor Relations


Susan K. Hansen, Attorney, Madden, Galanter, Hansen, LLP

Scott Lepak, Shareholder, Barna, Guzy & Steffen LTD


Joyce Hottinger, Assistant Human Resources Director, League of Minnesota Cities


City administrators, city managers, clerks, mayors, councilmembers, human resources managers, and department supervisors.

Date & Time

Nov. 10 — 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
A recording of this webinar will be available by Nov. 12.



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You will be participating via the internet using GoToWebinar. An email confirmation with instructions to join the session will be sent after registration is completed. Please note: If you don’t receive your email, check your junk or spam folder.