IBB is a collaborative approach to collective bargaining. Training in IBB is designed to provide negotiating teams with tools and techniques to improve communication and develop collaboration between the parties to obtain the best possible outcome in negotiations. During this joint training, the parties will learn the steps of interest based bargaining, practice techniques and use the IBB process. The program begins with training in the skills and techniques used in the IBB process. The training may continue with PERC trainers facilitating the initial negotiation sessions where the parties use IBB to develop ground rules and work through the issues in bargaining. Training can be tailored to fit the needs of the bargaining teams.

For more information about the training, please contact the Training Team at (360) 570-7300 or by email to To ensure trainer/speaker availability please submit your request as far in advance as possible.

To schedule this training, please fill out and submit the Training/Speaker Request form.

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