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HRES2224 – Employee/Labor Relations pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course covers basic information about the history of labor unions, current labor laws, the current role of labor unions, workers compensation laws and the rights of employees.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Review the historical background of unionism.
  2. Review the role of the National Labor Relations Board.
  3. Examine the different approaches to unionism.
  4. Identify labor union's current role.
  5. Examine the collective bargaining process.
  6. Review the effects of the labor law on union and management.
  7. Compare the positions of both union and management related to the employee/employer relationship.
  8. Relate the importance of interpersonal communication, trust, and conflict management skills in employee relations.
  9. Describe the factors both ethical and unethical related to the collective bargaining process.
  10. Identify the elements of a typical grievance procedure.
  11. Identify the differences of public sector and private sector bargaining.
  12. Identify mediation and alternative dispute resolution procedures in settling labor disputes.
  13. Analyze existing labor agreements.
  14. Demonstrate contract negotiation techniques.
MnTC goal areas: None

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