Employee Relations and the Law

Date Format Fees  
16 Jan - 19 Jan, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register
16 Jul - 19 Jul, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register
16 Jan - 19 Jan, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register
16 Jan - 19 Jan, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register

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.



  • Venue

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

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