David Cox & Associates | Collective Bargaining

By: David Cox  09-12-2011


DC&A has negotiated a large number of collective agreements over the past 30 years.  Our negotiating expertise covers both private and public sector collective bargaining in both Federal and Provincial jurisdictions. 

DC&A’s experience has been with both large and small organizations representing both heavy industrial and office environments.

Chief Spokesperson

Acting as the Chief Spokesperson DC&A leads the bargaining team through the strategic preparation of the employer bargaining agenda, the preparation of bargaining proposals, the collective bargaining process at the table, and the mediation or conciliation process as the case may be. The expertise provided by DC&A not only serves as an educational process for the management bargaining team but also ensures the strategic agenda remains in focus.

Our Commitment/Delivering Results

DC&A commits to delivering results for the client by maintaining a focus on the strategy adopted through the planning process in order to ensure the desired result.

DC&A believes that a strategic approach to collective bargaining is the most effective way to see positive results at the end of the collective bargaining process.

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David Cox & Associates | Building Strong Labour Relations Teams

Once we have a solid understanding of the skill level within the group we map out an education plan which will close the skill gap, build individual self-confidence, and address the fundamental principles of Labour Relations from a very practical hands on approach to day-to-day labour relations activity.


David Cox & Associates | Workplace Mediation & Investigation

DC&A commits to being very responsive in dealing with these matters by providing quick on time service with effective strategic advice concluding this process in a timely manner and ensuring complete compliance with Employer Policy. Our focus is to conduct thorough investigations and to make determinations/recommendations which represent effective and workable solutions.


David Cox & Associates | Alternate Dispute Resolution

The process of arbitration is certainly effective, but as we have said, it can be extremely time consuming and very costly to find resolution in the administration of a collective agreement or in the administration of progressive discipline. For those of us who have been very close to the labour relations field over a number of years we know all too well that dispute handling in large and small unionized organizations can be extremely costly.


David Cox & Associates | Labour Relations Training

The program concludes with a section pertaining to the collective bargaining process, getting ready for the collective bargaining table, the importance of staying on track with strategy, and staying on side with the Labour Code in any particular jurisdiction.


David Cox & Associates | Services

Our main thrust is to provide effective on time service delivery for our clients in a variety of Human Resource functions primarily pertaining to enhancements in the area of labour/management relations and dispute resolution. General Human Resource Advice and Guidance to Management. Building Strong Labour Relations Teams.