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    The following is the type of training available from the Grand Lodge Labor Services Division:



    FOP Labor Services Division site for training opportunities and WEBINARS


    The Fraternal Order of Police Difference: FOP vs. Competing Labor Organizations
    Time: 1 hour
    Audience: FOP members and non-members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone

    To help members and non-members understand why law enforcement officers should join the FOP and not another law enforcement organization.

    Rights of Officers
    Time: 2 – 6 hours (Depends on how much time is available. 2 hours gives a good overview; 6 hours allows the instructor to go in depth)
    Audience: FOP members and non-members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone

    This course discusses the rights of Law Enforcement Officers and how to enforce those rights. Included in the rights discussed are:

    • Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Contractual Rights (if any—depends on audience to whom the course is presented)
    • Civil Rights
    • Fair Labor Standards Act
    • Garrity—Right to representation
    • Property Rights
    • Right to associate (form FOP lodges)
    • Weingarten—Right to pre-disciplinary hearing

    How to Represent Members
    Time: 2 – 4 hours
    Audience: FOP members and non-members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone

    This course will cover the basics in representing others.

    • How to serve as an advocate
    • How to put your personal feelings aside
    • Duties of fair representation

     

    Preparing Your Lodge to Be the Bargaining Agent
    Time: 2 – 4 hours
    Audience: FOP lodge leaders and members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone

    This course discusses how a lodge can prepare itself to be a bargaining representative. The course includes a discussion on how to handle non-sworn members of the agency and sworn non-members of the lodge.

    Strategies and Tactics for Representation Elections
    Time: 2 hours
    Audience: FOP members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone

    This course overviews ways that lodges have been successful in winning representations elections. The course identifies the steps that should be taken by lodges including how to craft and deliver your message.

     

    Processing Grievances
    Time: 2 – 4 hours
    Audience: FOP members and non-members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone, breakout room. This course will be presented with, at a minimum, a breakout session for different levels of expertise.

    This course will discuss the duty of fair representation and how to handle non-dues paying bargaining unit members.

    How to Arbitrate Grievances
    Time: 2 – 4 hours
    Audience: FOP members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone, breakout room. This course will be presented with, at a minimum, a breakout session for different levels of expertise.

    This course will teach members how to determine which grievances should proceed to arbitration and how to present evidence to an arbitrator. The 4-hour session includes presenting a grievance to an arbitrator.

    The Economics of Negotiations
    Time: 2 – 8 hours
    Audience: FOP members and non-members
    Special Needs: LCD projector and screen, lavaliere microphone, breakout room. This course will be presented with, at a minimum, breakout sessions for different levels of expertise.

    This course is designed to cover all economic issues a lodge will face in negotiations. The course can be focused on specific areas such as:

    • How to determine comparables
    • How to review a political subdivision’s financial situation
    • How to cost out a proposal
    • Use of outside consultants&#a5a;financial, healthcare, pensions

     



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