Employee Relations and the Law

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  • Start Date

    21 Apr, 2020

  • End Date

    24 Apr, 2020

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Event Details

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the key stages in union recognition
  • Understand the role of the social partners and social dimension of the AU, as well as AU legislation
  • Appreciate the process of collective bargaining in negotiating employment terms and conditions
  • Evaluate ongoing developments regarding information, consultation and employee and trade union involvement in organizations.



  • Employee relations in Nigeria
  • The institutions of employee relations
  • National collective agreements
  • Individual collective agreements
  • The rights from trade union membership
  • Trade Union Bill
  • The role of the social partners and  legislation
  • Nigerian  Works Councils
  • Information and consultation
  • The Information and Consultation of Employees Directive and Regulations
  • Unionised and non-unionised organisations
  • Collective redundancies
  • Trade unions
  • Collective agreements and protections conferred by union membership
  • Statutory recognition and de-recognition
  • Industrial action/strike ballots/picketing
  • Negotiating terms and conditions 
  • Systems within non-unionised organisations
  • Collective bargaining with recognised trade unions
  • Partnership and other agreements.



The Employee Relations and the Law course is for legal officers and HR practitioners or line managers responsible for employment law issues within their organization. Some prior knowledge of employee relations is assumed.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH               21st  - 24th April, 2020                     

2ND BATCH              11th– 14th August, 2020       

3RD BATCH              17th – 20th November, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
21 Apr, 2020 24 Apr, 2020
Start Date End Date
11 Aug, 2020 14 Aug, 2020
Start Date End Date
17 Nov, 2020 20 Nov, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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