Date(s) - 10/18/22
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

New Talent Landscape for Law Enforcement

                     A lecture related to the recruiting, retention, and skills shortages employers are currently facing in the workplace.  Topics will include current challenges related to public-sector-based contract negotiations, wage increases, high inflation rates, recruiting and retaining employees, job vacancies based upon minimum qualifications, talent market, attracting applicants, and alternative solutions to these difficulties.  In particular, the course will focus on how these issues impact police departments/law enforcement agencies.

A Virtual Meeting


                Will Aitchison is a Portland, Oregon, attorney with over 40 years of experience representing public safety labor organizations. Will has handled hundreds of negotiations and grievance arbitrations, as well as numerous unfair labor practices, fact-findings, interest arbitration hearings, and trials. Will’s FLSA practice has involved over 50 large-scale class actions in which he has represented over 50,000 public safety employees. Will also owns the Labor Relations Information System, which conducts seminars and publishes the Public Safety Labor News monthly newsletter. Through LRIS, Will distributes his monthly First Thursday podcast, covering recent developments in the public safety labor world. Will is the author of eight books, including the eighth edition of The Rights of Law Enforcement Officers, released in 2020, and books on public sector collective bargaining, the FLSA, and the FMLA.


Meeta Bass, COLERA President and Arbitrator/Mediator

Pricing and Registration

This webinar is free of charge, compliments of COLERA. However, please book your seat below to reserve your spot and receive the information to join the webinar.

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