BUS 240 - Labor/Management Relations
An examination of the complex and dynamic interaction between management and organized labor. Coverage will include the origin and growth of unions and emphasize the legal, managerial, economic, and human factors relevant to past and current labor/ management relations. The contract negotiation process and internal union structure will also be covered along with other current and timely topics. Lecture, Discussion, Case Studies, and Case Law.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Explain the history and development of unions.
2. Explain how unions are formed.
3. Explain the American Labor Relations Process.
4. Demonstrate how to interpret and apply Public Policy as it relates to the Labor Relations Process.
5. Analyze the necessities and actualities of the bargaining process.
6. Explain how union/management relations can be cooperative instead of adversarial.
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