Speaking Engagement

Faculty Bargaining Services: Succeeding at Arbitration

Event Details

November 3, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto-Harbourfront
249 Queen’s Quay West
Toronto, ON


Everyone wants to win at arbitration. The key to success is always to have a plan. This session will cover the following;

  • When to seek advice
  • The need to collect facts
  • External Investigations
  • Navigating discipline under collective agreements
  • What’s our practice?
  • How do human rights policies fit in?
  • Is mental health a factor?
  • Dealing with credibility
  • Students and academics as witnesses
  • What about academic freedom?
  • Does our response look good on the front page of the local or national newspapers?
  • Dealing with reality
  • Picking an Arbitrator
  • Preparing for a hearing
  • Do we mediate?