Strike management

3.5 hour instructor-led workshop
For people leaders


Any time a strike occurs, regardless of the length of the strike or the issues involved, it is a difficult time for both employees and people leaders. If you’re involved, you may experience mixed emotions: anger, depression, frustration, or even guilt. Whether your organization is preparing for a strike, is currently experiencing one, or is dealing with the aftermath, this workshop will help you maintain a healthy approach when dealing with employees and their concerns during this challenging period of organizational unrest.

Learning objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand employee dynamics as they relate to a strike situation.
  • Develop strategies for dealing with employee anger and resentment both inside the workplace and outside on the picket line.
  • Recognize the lingering impact of stress caused by a strike on staff.
  • Develop a plan for the employees’ return to work in the post-strike period.
  • Apply techniques to promote a positive post-strike work environment.