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Office of Training


Kate Nicholson

Manager, Labor Relations and Training
614.466.5258 
Kate.Nicholson@das.ohio.gov

About Training

The Office of Collective Bargaining offers labor relations training to Exempt supervisors, managers, labor relations and human resource personnel. Our office offers both standardized and customized training to fit your agency or group needs.  

The Office of Training offers different types of training:

Classes are for Exempt Personnel Only 

1) Individual courses: Many of our individual courses are relevant to both labor relations personnel and supervisors who participate in performance evaluations, investigations and discipline.

2) Agency-level custom training: Human Resources and Labor Relations personnel may set up training class for a specific group of managers and supervisors that is customized to their specific agency needs.

3) OCB Academy: OCB Academy is offered as certificate program that will offer comprehensive labor relations training. Thirteen facilitator lead and two e learning classes comprise the Academy curriculum, and provide both contractual and practical information on many of the day-to-day duties of an agency level labor relations officer.

Note :"Successful completion of OCB Academy may be substituted for 6 of the 36 months labor relations experience required on the LRO 3 classification minimum qualifications."


Training Staff

Cassandra Richards
Training Coordinator

614.466.0264
Cassandra.Richards@das.ohio.gov