Mandate Negotiation Teams

To: All Mandate Trade Union Negotiation Team Members

Re: Negotiation Skills Workshop – Dr Gerard Mc Mahon

19th April 202

Dear Member,

Further to several Mandate Negotiation Team Members request for Negotiation Skills Training Workshop, and as a direct result of our recent Conference in Castlebar, we wish to advise you that as a result of Motion 28 Activists Training, being accepted by the delegates, Mandate will be now implementing Training Workshops for all our Negotiation Team Members. The purpose of the Workshop is to introduce you to the following concepts: (course content):

  1. Negotiations
  2. WRC & Labour Court Hearings

As a result of the above, we are now inviting expressions of interest from our Negotiation Teams in relation to this training. Please be advised that it is necessary for all Team Members to attend this Training. The following dates have been scheduled for you to attend, please choose the date that best suits you and advise our Training Department.

CourseNegotiation Skills Workshop – For All Mandate Negotiation Team Members
Date/TimeTuesday 14 June 2022 9.30am-5.30pm
Tuesday 13 September 2022 9.30am-5.30pm
VenueDublin, Mandate Training Centre

Where the need arises and in order to accommodate our Activists, the Training Centre will coordinate further dates in order to facilitate this training for all Team Members, however in the first instance, we ask that you make every effort to attend one of the dates above.

You may secure your place by advising the undersigned or by contacting Amanda Blake in Mandate Training Centre preferably by email to or by phone 0874406564.

I Just wanted to formally record my sincere thanks for all your hard work at our delegate conference. There can be no doubt that your efforts significantly contributed to us being able to hold a productive and successful event. It is also reassuring and a sign of the confidence that the delegates in attendance had in you as a team that you were re-elected to serve on the Committee for another term and I look forward to working with you in this regard.

Yours sincerely
For Mandate Trade Union

Jonathan Hogan
Assistant General Secretary

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