Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Events & Education



Collective Bargaining During Tough Economic Times

Bargaining a labor agreement in the current economic climate will be challenging. Bargaining will require more strategic business thinking, creativity and effective communication across the table than ever before.


Bargainers Mailing Contents

Code Cover Letter

Code of Excellence

Collective Bargaining Agenda

Collective Bargaining During Tough Economic Times Slides (1 per page)

Dues and IFUS Increase

NPF Changes in Alternate Schedule Rehab Plan


Event Date: March 25, 2009
Event Objectives
  • Learn how to establish momentum at bargaining sessions.
  • Formulate effective messages to convey to the union and the bargaining unit.
  • Gather relevant information to support bargaining proposals.
  • Learn the legal do's and don'ts at the bargaining table.