Roper Greyell LLP
1850 - 745 Thurlow Street
Vancouver BC  V6E 0C5


About: What not to Bargain

Key learnings:

  • interpret a governing statute and determine the limits of board authority
  • resist a proposal on the grounds of ultra vires
  • resist a proposal on the ground that the board or President cannot delegate the identified authority
  • identify existing provisions that are unenforceable
  • use ultra vires and unlawful delegation to defeat existing provisions
  • assert management rights
  • use estoppel notices
  • manage the interaction of university policies with the CA
  • avoid problems arising from incorporation by reference

About: How to Draft Collective Agreements


  • contract drafting principles
  • twelve tips for successful drafting of collective agreements.
  • using incorporation by reference
  • using definitions effectively
  • understanding delegation of authority
  • concise, precise, and unambiguous drafting


Workshop Timeline 

    Breakfast:  8:00 am 
    Begin workshop: 8:30 am
    AM health break:  10:15 am
    AM session:  10:30 am
    Lunch with speaker:  12:00 pm
    PM session:  1:15 pm
    PM health break:  2:45 pm
    PM session:  3:00 pm
    End:   4:30 pm  



Early Bird (until 11 p.m. December 14) extended to January 8!
1 Day: $675 
2 Days: $1,250

Regular Rate 
1 Day: $850 
2 Days: $1,525


Restricted to 16 participants per day, first-come first served.

For more information, please contact:
Marie-Hélène Villeneuve
[email protected] 

Veuillez noter que cet atelier sera livré uniquement en anglais.

Sorry, registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact Marie-Hélène Villeneuve at 613-230-6760 x333 or [email protected] for more information.