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Labour Relations in the Federal Public Sector (G244)


Type: Online
Duration: 03:00 hours
Status: Active

It is essential that managers and human resources specialists in the federal public sector be well equipped to deal with labour relations matters. This online self-paced course presents the fundamentals of labour relations in the federal public sector, including rules and best practices to follow when managing employees. Participants will study the policy and legislative frameworks that govern labour relations and gain a better understanding of the rights, obligations, roles and responsibilities of management, employees and bargaining agents.

Topics include:

  • interpreting and applying collective agreements
  • distinguishing between disciplinary and non-disciplinary matters
  • handling unsatisfactory performance, probation and medical incapacity
  • understanding grievances and dispute resolution


This course represents the common core learning in labour relations for managers and human resources specialists. Throughout 2021, new virtual classroom courses will also be offered on key labour relations topics that will complement the topics discussed in this online course.

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  • Topics: Human resources; Workplace management
  • Community: Directors; Executives; Managers; Supervisors
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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