Ready, Set, Bargain

This dynamic, interactive, fast-paced program will guide you through the bargaining process, from the initial preparation and legal framework, to at-the-table techniques and settlement. This program provides information and training on the parties’ obligations and rights; costing out the current agreement including salary guides and benefits; developing employer proposals and analyzing union demands; ways to use comparative data; and impasse procedures. Ready Set Bargain combines the valuable information from Preparing for Bargaining and Bargaining at the Table into a convenient one-day format.

Dates:Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 or Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
Location: NJSBA Headquarters, 413 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.)
Price: $149 per person
BMA Credits: 4
Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) Credits: 3.5 pending
Continuing Legal Education Credits: 7.2 pending for New Jersey Lawyers


Innovations in School Finance and Employee Health Care Conference

Health care and school finance work hand in hand. Join us to get the answers to your toughest questions on budgeting,school finance, collectively negotiating health insurance, and the complex regulatory environment of health care plans. This comprehensive training program will offer an array of breakout sessions covering hot topics in finance and health care, general sessions, and a networking lunch.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
Location: Conference Center at Mercer, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.)
Price: $99 per person
BMA Credits: 4


Analyzing and Constructing Salary Guides

Your district’s salary guides directly affect your ability to attract, retain and equitably reward staff. Learn how to analyze and develop salary guides that meet your district’s staffing and compensation goals. This program is crucial for any board member or administrator involved in negotiations and salary guide development.

Dates: Friday, Feb. 8 and Friday, Mar. 1, 2019
Location: NJSBA Headquarters, 413 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.)
Price: $149 per person
BMA Credits: 4