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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.

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Cancellations and Refunds Policy | Politique d’annulation et de remboursement
If you need to cancel your registration, refunds less a $250 cancellation fee are available until December 21. After December 21, no refunds will be provided. You may transfer your registration to another person at any time without penalty provided you inform Marie-Hélène Villeneuve by email.

Si vous devez annuler votre inscription, vous pouvez recevoir un remboursement, moins un frais d’annulation de $250, jusqu’au 21 décembre. Après le 21 décembre, aucun remboursement ne sera émis.
Vous pouvez remplacer votre inscription pour une autre personne à n’importe quel moment, sans frais,
en communiquant avec Marie-Hélène Villeneuve par courriel.

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Ottawa ON
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