Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining 

Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining 

Learning Objectives

·  Explore the role of labor unions.

·  Describe the basic union structure and organized      labor’s strategies for a stronger movement.

·  Discuss laws affecting collective bargaining.

·  Summarize the formation of bargaining units and the collective bargaining process.

·  Describe the grievance procedure in a union environment.

·  Explain union decertification.

Internal Employee Relations.

Learning Objectives

·  Explain the concept of employment at will.

·  Describe the concept of discipline and summarize disciplinary action.

·  Discuss employment termination of various occupational groups.

·  Explain the use of ombudspersons and alternative dispute resolution.

·  Describe transfers, promotions, resignations, and retirements as factors involved in internal employee relations.

1. Define employment at will. Are there legal exceptions to the employment-at-will doctrine? How can employers protect themselves from wrongful discharge lawsuits? Discuss

2. What is collective bargaining? What is involved in the collective bargaining process?


–  essay form (narrative form) no Bullet points should not to be used

–  at least 1.5 – 2 pages in length, Times New Roman 12-pt font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins and utilizing

–  2 outside scholarly or professional source related to human resource management.

–  APA formatting and citation should be used.

–  Textbook : Title: Human Resource Management  , ISBN: 9780134739724 Authors: Martocchio Publisher: Pearson Edition: 15TH 19