Sep 18, 2020  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MGT 4337 - Employee and Labor Relations

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will examine labor and employee relations policies and practices from an economic, behavioral, and legal viewpoint. In particular, this course will expose students to the roles of labor unions, legislatives bodies, and government regulations. This course will also examine labor-management cooperation, representation, and dispute resolution in union and non-union work settings in the United States and selected other countries. Students will identify approaches to disciplinary actions and the various types of alternative dispute resolution procedures, identify the principal federal laws that provide the framework for labor relations, understand facets of the labor relations process: collective representation, union organization, bargaining and negotiations. This course will examine concepts of employment-at-will, wrongful discharge, implied contract, constructive discipline, and the proper implementation of organizational rules. Students will also learn the importance of creating a diverse workplace that can enhance employee perceptions of fairness and equity. In addition, students will examine how employee relations can foster positive organizational cultures that create an inclusive work environment that fosters diversity in the workplace.
Pre-requisite(s): MGT 3326  and Junior standing