Our core competency is as skilled negotiators. Our experience and expertise includes negotiating Framework Agreements, Project Agreements, renewal collective agreements and first contracts. We work with you to establish tailor-made negotiation strategies and bargaining mandates well in advance of actual negotiations; establishing disciplined bargaining processes and plans, assisting in the preparations for negotiations (risk and scenaro planning, management agenda items, setting up dates with the union, opening statements etc.) and acting as the Chief Negotiator. Oakbridges promotes interest-based approaches, creative problem solving and collaboration with the union representatives and/or all other stakeholders. We specialize in negotiating agreements during times of critical organizational change and during times of significant economic crisis.