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M3 Playbook > Phase 3: Engagement > 3.6 Engage with Labor Relations

3.6 Engage with Labor Relations

Workforce, Organization, and Stakeholders

Task Activities

  1. Customer

    Review potential impacts on staff in the Target State Concept of Operations and Workforce Assessment

  2. Customer

    Engage in communications with union leadership based on Labor Relations Strategy

  3. Customer

    Determine the methods to align to Collective Bargaining Agreements, resolve issues, and document outcomes and next steps

  4. Customer

    Update the Labor Relations Strategy as needed

  5. Shared

    Report updates in governance meetings and Status Reports/Dashboards

3.6 Best Practices

  • Account for union-related activities in the Integrated Master Schedule and building dependencies for change management activities (e.g., communications, training)



  • Executive Sponsor
  • Program Manager
  • Change Management Lead
  • Communications Lead
  • Labor Relations Leader



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