ILRLR 5000

ILRLR 5000

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

Comprehensive introduction to the industrial and labor relations system of the United States. Covers the negotiation, scope, and day-to-day administration of contracts; union and employer bargaining structures; implications of industrial relations issues for U.S. competitiveness and public policy; industrial conflict; and U.S. industrial relations in international and comparative perspective.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate standing.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: previous or concurrent enrollment in 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

  • 14951 ILRLR 5000   LEC 001