Arbitration Training and Labor Relations Conference

​​The Annual Montana Labor Relations Conference is sponsored by the Montana Arbitrators Association, Montana Board of Personnel Appeals, Montana Department of Labor & Industry, National Labor Relations Board, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Services, and the Montana State Bar Dispute Resolution Committee.

Participants receive valuable information concerning arbitration preparation, collective bargaining, and other topics relating to labor relations that can be practically applied to a variety of workplace settings.

2015 Arbitration and Labor Relations Conference

Modern Day Trials & Tribulations in Collective Bargaining Under the Big Sky

New this year will be Labor-Management Committee Refresher training on Tuesday, October 6th. This training will be conducted by the Board of Personnel Appeals mediators, Max Hallfrisch and Bill Smith.  This year’s conference will also discuss the grievance procedure process and how it proceeds to arbitration. Other sessions will include social media, defensible workplace investigation processes, discipline and discharge, the value of a good settlement and many more.

October 6, 7 and 8, 2015
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, Fairmont, Montana

For room reservations go to: or call (406) 797-3241 or toll free 1-800-332-3272 and mention that you are going to stay with the Montana Arbitration & Labor Relations Conference.

Contact Information​

Windy Knutson
Department of Labor & Industry
Labor Standards Bureau
1805 Prospect
PO Box 201503
Helena MT  59620-1503
(406) 444-0032