Events & Programs
Who’s Lives Matter? [NEO-RLS: Webinar]
October 1, 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Description:Join us for an interactive dialogue on race relations in the United States. This 2-hour conversation will explore the benefits of diversity in the workplace and provide for confidential small group discussion of the Black Lives Matter/All Lives Matter debate.
Learning Objectives:Explore the meaning and benefits of diversity in the workplace.Discuss the intent of both Black Lives Matter/All Lives Matter proponents.Brainstorm ways to bridge the divide between the two groups.Presenters:
Barbara Baker is a Commissioner with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) in Independence, Ohio. As a Federal Mediator, she assists parties in collective bargaining negotiations and mediates labor and employment disputes in the private, public and federal sectors. In addition, Ms. Baker trains labor advocates and management in collective bargaining including bargaining processes, contract administration, steward/supervisor training and developing effective labor management committees. She also provides training in communication skills such as conflict resolution, active listening and communication dynamics. Ms. Baker facilitates person to person dialogues as well as group discussions to promote strong workplace relationships.
Brittney C. Howard is a Commissioner with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). She joined the agency in March of 2018 and currently serves in the Cleveland, Ohio field office. In this role, Ms. Howard aids in the resolution of labor and management disputes by providing collective bargaining mediation and grievance mediation services. Ms. Howard also provides training tailored to parties’ needs and covering a variety of labor and management topics, including labor/management committees, contract administration, grievance processing, steward/supervisor relationship building, interest-based problem solving, and consensus decision making. Ms. Howard is a licensed attorney in the State of Ohio. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University and obtained her Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (Cleveland State University).
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