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We understand the need for a multi-faceted partner who can offer extensive training in every area of public agency law. At Lozano Smith, our attorneys present numerous workshops each year as part of our workshop curriculum. Through partnerships with clients and leading associations throughout the state, you’ll find a wide range of professional development opportunities. We invite you to explore our Frequently Requested Workshop Listing, Webinars, Hot-topic workshops, or any of the conference sessions below. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

Status of Developer Fee Litigation: A Confusing Landscape at State and Local Levels

Status of Developer Fee Litigation: A Confusing Landscape at State and Local Levels

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Anatomy of a Collective Bargaining Agreement

Anatomy of a Collective Bargaining Agreement

Would you recognize your Recognition Clause? Does your Reopener Clause keep your Zipper Clause closed? If you don’t even know what these are, maybe your Hold Harmless Clause will help you! Find out what all of the “body parts” of your CBA do, a...

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Effective Communication-The Art of Successful Negotiations

Effective Communication-The Art of Successful Negotiations

Successful negotiations are built upon relationships of trust and transparency. In today’s highly polarized political climate, it’s easy to negotiate using similar tactics. But, successful negotiations recognize it’s not about winning or losing...

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Negotiations 101

Negotiations 101

Every Human Resources administrator should have a working understanding of the collective bargaining process under the EERA (Rodda Act). This presentation will provide an overview of the entire labor negotiations process from sunshine proposals to ne...

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Negotiations 201

Negotiations 201

Building on the working understanding of the negotiations process, this presentation will provide practical advice and strategies to help navigate through each step of the bargaining process. Join our presenters as they discuss the internal formulati...

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It’s Not About the Table: How Every Interaction Impacts Negotiations

It’s Not About the Table: How Every Interaction Impacts Negotiations

Negotiations often isn’t about what is happening at the table. It’s about every interaction with the Administration, the Board, Human Resources, and site administrators. This workshop is about how to make every one of those encounters help you in...

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Effective Communications During Negotiations

Effective Communications During Negotiations

What is effective communication during negotiations? What stops us from effectively communicating? What are the limits on employer communications during negotiations? They can’t say that…can they?! Join us to discuss how a district can effectivel...

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Interest Based Bargaining (IBB)

Interest Based Bargaining (IBB)

How does your team negotiate? The answer may change the course of your District’s financial stability, student achievement and morale. This workshop dramatically differentiates the benefits between interest based and traditional; bargaining, and he...

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General Session: re Current Bargaining Challenges

General Session: re Current Bargaining Challenges

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