- Schedule of Classes - June 18, 2017 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 14, 2017 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.
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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Ives Hall 105
Disabled for this roster.