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Learn how a city can maintain its management rights and engage in effective and legal labor relations and bargaining practices. Understand the basics of union organizing, negotiating union contracts, and working through mediation, interest arbitration, or strikes. Discusses union organizing, interest arbitration and strikes.
- Labor Relations Self Audit Checklist, LMC model form (doc)
- Bargaining Topics Grid Chart (pdf)
- Common Rules of Contract Construction Chart (pdf)
- Maintenance of Status Quo Order, BMS sample form (pdf)