LABOUR NEGOTIATIONS CHECKLIST
Completion Date
A.0 BACKGROUND DATA COLLECTION

A.1 LABOUR RELATIONS ITEMS DURING TERM

  • Grievances summary
  • Arbitrations summary
  • Complaints summary
  • Policies/Procedures summary
  • Meetings summary
  • Committees summary

  • A.2 DEMOGRAPHICS

  • Employer Negotiating Team Thumbnail Bios
  • Union Negotiating Team Thumbnail Bios
  • SENIORITY LIST
  • AGE DISTRIBUTION
  • SEX DISTRIBUTION
  • ETHNIC DISTRIBUTION
  • OTHER_______________

  • A.3 NEGOTIATING HISTORY

  • Employer mission/vision
  • Union mission/vision
  • Previous Rounds
  • Number of Meetings
  • Venues
  • Media & Employee Communications
  • List of Participants
  • Summary of Issues/Results
  • Strike/Lockout/Job Action

  • B.0 NEGOTIATION CONTROL POSITION

    B.1 COST ITEMS

  • Employee Cost Data
  • Employee Cost Report
  • Costings Report(s)

  • B.2 LANGUAGE ITEMS

    i) EXPECTED EMPLOYER ISSUES BY WEIGHTING

  • Need
  • Want
  • Give

  • ii) EXPECTED UNION ISSUES BY WEIGHTING

  • Need
  • Want
  • Give

  • B.3 NEGOTIATION CONTROL REPORT Approval

    C. 0 NEGOTIATION PROCESS

    C.1 EXCHANGE OF AGENDA
    Review of agenda

    C.2 NEGOTIATION NOTES
    Language Items
    Monetary Items

    C.3 PROCESS ITEMS
    Media/Employee Releases
    Membership Votes
    Employer Decision
    Mediation
    Arbitration
    Strike/Lockout

    D.0 SETTLEMENT

    Memorandum
    Collective Agreement
    Settlement Report
    Training
    Post Appraisal of Process
    Settlement vs. Control
    Notes for Filing
    Annual Cost Reviews
    Annual Language Reviews

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