Basic Representative Training
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and ending at noon on Friday, the Basic Representative Training (BRT) class will be four (4) and one-half days and will be Labor Relations (LR) centric, meaning the entire class consists of LR-related material. Attendee participation is a must. Attendees must also bring a laptop to the class. There are ten (10) LR-related modules presented in this class as well as guest speakers such as the Regional Vice President (RVP) of the host region and the President and/or Executive Vice President (EVP) of NATCA. Our guest speakers will cover the most recent events that are of great concern to our membership. A question and answer session is held following all guest speakers and when the class is completed. Please come prepared to learn.
A reading assignment is required to be completed prior to taking the class.
The modules presented in this class consist of:
- Role of the representative
- 5 USC Chapter 71
- Reporting requirements
- Meetings with Management
- Mid-term bargaining
- Conduct and discipline
- Article 8 versus Article 9
- Grievances and ULPs (which includes a GATS demonstration)
- Think Before you Act.
This class also contains workshops and role play situations.
Training duration: This four and one-half day training begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and ends at noon on Friday.
What to bring: Pen/highlighter, notepad, laptop.
***Please do not book air travel or make plans to attend any NATCA Academy training without prior approval from your Facility Representative, RVP, or the Administrative Assistant in your region.***