Our Seminars

LRIS offers a wide range of seminars designed for any individual involved in public safety labor relations. Each year, more than 1,000 people attend our seminars, including chiefs, representatives of labor organizations, personnel and labor relations specialists, attorneys, and rank-and-file law enforcement officers and firefighters.

At LRIS, we make the following commitments about our seminars:

  • You will always receive the latest, most up-to-date information.
  • Our speakers, who we recruit on a nationwide basis, will be professionals with years of experience in personnel and labor issues.
  • Our program will always have a balance of management and labor speakers, all of whom will have prepared extensive written materials.
  • Our seminars will be held in comfortable, reasonably priced hotels located in cities which are enjoyable to visit.

Our upcoming seminars:

Public Safety Union Leadership

May 19-21, 2021
The Luxor
Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Running A Public Safety Union During A Time Of Reform
  • Developing A Communications Plan
  • Social Media 101
  • How To Prepare A Member For A Disciplinary Interview
  • Mobilize Your Membership On Political Issues


The Rights of Police Officers

June 9-11, 2021
The Luxor
Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Recent Legal Developments In Law Enforcement
  • Discipline For Social Media
  • Collective Bargaining Strategies And Tactics
  • Freedom Of Speech Issues For Police Officers
  • FLSA, Garrity, Brady, Miranda, Weingarten & Loudermill


Health & Wellness Programs For Public Safety Agencies

July 14-16, 2021
The Embassy Suites
Nashville, Tennessee

  • Wellness Programs and The Law
  • Increasing Resilience In First Responders
  • Wellness Programs And the Public Safety Agency
  • A Comprehensive Approach To A Healthy Career In Law Enforcement


Grievances, Arbitration & Past Practices

September 22-24, 2021
The Luxor
Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Recent Legal Developments in Public Safety Labor
  • Past Practice and its Impact on Bargaining
  • Social Media Rules and Free Speech Issues
  • How an Arbitrator Looks at Grievances
  • Principles of Just Cause and Disciplinary Grievances


Collective Bargaining For Public Safety Employees

October 20-22, 2021
The Luxor
Las Vegas, Nevada

  • The Nuts And Bolts Of Bargaining
  • Assessing An Employer’s Ability To Pay
  • Recent Developments In Public Safety Labor Relations
  • What Can Be Negotiated?
  • Past Practices And Management Rights


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