ILRLR 5000

ILRLR 5000

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

A comprehensive introduction to the labor relations systems of the United States and other countries. Covers the determinants of bargaining power, the process of labor agreement negotiation and administration, and assessment of the effects that collective representation exerts on economic and social outcomes. Special consideration is given to the increasing importance of new technology and international factors including global supply chains.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite or corequisite: ILRLR 5010.

  • 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 GradeNoAud

  • 13260 ILRLR 5000   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 115
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Katz, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person