ILRLR 2050

ILRLR 2050

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Comprehensive introduction to industrial and labor relations and collective bargaining in the United States; the negotiation, scope, and day-to-day administration of contracts; the major substantive issues in bargaining, including their implication for public policy; industrial conflict; the major challenges facing unions and employers today; and U.S. industrial relations in international and comparative perspective.

When Offered Fall, spring.

  • Contrast the theoretical perspectives of labor and employment relations.
  • Analyze the sources of union and management bargaining power.
  • Understand the influence of economic, social, and political pressures on labor and employment relations.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of current labor laws.
  • Experience the analytical, emotional, and cognitive aspects of bargaining a collective agreement.
  • Understand the dynamics of negotiations and conflict resolution.
  • Assess evidence regarding the impact of collective bargaining on workplace and societal outcomes.
  • Debate effectively the role and effects of unions in the public and private sectors.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15010 ILRLR 2050   LEC 001

  • Not open to first year students.

  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15268 ILRLR 2050   LEC 002

  • Not open to first year students.

  • 15328 ILRLR 2050   DIS 221

  • 15329 ILRLR 2050   DIS 222

  • 15330 ILRLR 2050   DIS 223

  • 15331 ILRLR 2050   DIS 224

  • 15332 ILRLR 2050   DIS 225

  • 15333 ILRLR 2050   DIS 226