* Professional Development *
Annual Training Conference:
(55% member discount). Attend the best training available for public sector Labor Relations & Human Resources professionals with over 30 program sessions; in addition the conference provides credit hours for MCLE, SHRM and HRCI recertification. Interact with colleagues representing public sector labor relations professionals from across the country.
Labor Relations Academy:
(33% member discount). Obtain certification as a Labor Relations Professional (CLRP®) with our academy curriculum. Elective academies are also available.
(38% member discount). Web based interactive training; 60-minute sessions with nationally recognized speakers. Train one or many for the same price.
(30% discount). Individual annual subscription to access over 99+ online courses. View more info.
* Intangible Benefits *
Advocacy & Lobbying:
National PELRA advocates on its own or in conjunction with other groups positions consistent with the principle of local control of the relationship between public employers and their employees. We believe that local control leads to the most efficient utilization of Labor Relation and Human Resources.
Membership connects you with over 2,400 colleagues across the United States in public sector Labor Relations and Human Resources and can be a valuable tool to your professional career.
* Additional Member Discounts *
(37 ½ % member discount). National PELRA is ready to assist you by providing critical information about prospective arbitrators including a biographical sketch, educational background, industry experience and case history. It will also provide information on fees and a statistical breakdown on the rulings of the arbitrator with how many decisions favored management and how many favored the union.
Are you going into arbitration soon? Do you need an experienced professional to arbitrate your case? Did you know that National PELRA can provide you detailed Arbitrator Profiles?
- Only $25.00 each for NPELRA members!
- Non-members - $40.00 for each profile.
Contact Krista Lempe at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
(60% member discount). The Career Center is a powerful resource for job seekers and employers. It was built especially for Labor Relations and Human Resources professionals in the public sector. Whether you are a professional looking for a new challenge or an employer seeking candidates, visit the online career center at www.npelra.org. Job seekers may search the job listings and build an electronic resume for free. The Career Center gives agencies looking to recruit an employee an easy way to post an advertisement, which will also be included in the National PELRA monthly e-newsletter.
* Publications and Educational Resources *
The outstanding bi-monthly National PELRA Connections e-newsletter, your connection to national, regional and local developments.
Free access to an extensive collection of documents that cover a full range of operating policies and practices. Sample documents, agreements, forms, employee benefits, and policy manuals. (Updated Soon!)
(up to 35% discount) Supplement your education by using outstanding printed resources, to help you manage your day-to-day operations. Currently available: Much Smarter Bargaining, The Fair Labor Standards Act: A Public Sector Compliance Guide. View more info.
* Website - Member-Only Access *
- Archived newsletters (Connections)
- Contract Language Database
- Discussion Forums
- Legislative & Legal Issues:
Access to up-to-date legislative and legal issues.
- Membership Directory:
Online membership directory gives you access to over 2,400 colleagues contact information across the country.
- Resource Library
- Speakers Bureau