Unit 5: Employee and Labor Relations (2018 sp Edition)

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The Human Resource Certification Preparation Program is a set of comprehensive study materials useful in preparing for the PHR and SPHR certification exams. Unit 5 Employee and Labor Relations contains 159 pages of instructional material and also includes an index and a list of key terms. Included with the unit are two sets of online review questions, which are added to your account immediately upon completing your purchase. (Online tests require Internet Explorer 10.0 or higher, FirefoxChrome, or Safari browser.)

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Contents of Unit 5 Employee and Labor Relations

Early Labor Movement

  • Anti-union Weapons
  • Federal Anti-Injunction (Norris-LaGuardia) Act (1932)
  • National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act (1935)
  • Labor Management Relations (Taft-Hartley) Act (1947)
  • Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure (Landrum-Griffin) Act (1959)


Union Representation of Employees

  • The Structure of Union Organizations
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Organizing A Union
  • Election Campaign
  • Union Security
  • Worker Centers


Employer Unfair Labor Practices

  • Procedures for Processing Unfair Labor Practice
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Domination and Unlawful Support of Labor Organizations
  • Remedies


Union Unfair Labor Practices and Strikes

  • Responsibility for Acts of Union Agents
  • Union Restraint or Coercion
  • Duty of Fair Representation
  • Discrimination and Internal Union Affairs
  • Strikes and Secondary Boycotts
  • Strike Preparation


Collective Bargaining

  • Bargaining Issues and Concepts
  • The Labor Agreement
  • Bargaining Structures
  • Negotiation Strategies
  • Good Faith Requirements
  • Unilateral Changes in Terms of Employment
  • Duty to Successors: Buyouts, Mergers, or Bankruptcy
  • Mediation and Conciliation
  • National Emergency Strikes


Maintaining Nonunion Status

  • Reasons Why People Join Unions
  • Reasons Why People Do Not Join Unions
  • Strategies for Maintaining Nonunion Status


Grievance Systems

  • Union Grievance Procedures
  • Grievance Procedures in Nonunion Organizations
  • Effective Grievance Procedures
  • Arbitration
  • Legal Endorsement of Arbitration


Employee Discipline Systems

  • Punishment
  • Approaches to Discipline
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Administrative Justice: Due Process and Just Cause


Individual Employment Rights

  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment-At-Will Doctrine
  • Constructive Discharge
  • Common Law Tort Theories
  • Non-Compete Agreements


Workforce Behavior Problems

  • Rule Violations
  • Unsatisfactory Performance
  • Illegal or Dishonest Acts
  • Absenteeism and Turnover
  • Drug and Alcohol Use
  • Off-Duty Conduct
  • Sexual Harassment


Organizational Exit

  • General Issues
  • Termination Interviews
  • Layoffs and Reductions-in-Force
  • Retirement
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (1988)


Public Sector Labor Relations

  • Right to Organize
  • Federal Labor Relations Council
  • Limitations on Strikes
  • Mediation and Conciliation


Employee Involvement Strategies

  • Self-directed Work Teams
  • Quality Circles
  • Job Design and Redesign
  • Employee Ownership/ESOPs
  • Employee Suggestion System
  • Participative Management
  • Process Control Versus Innovation
  • Alternative Work Schedules


Employee Attitudes and Satisfaction

  • Job Satisfaction Theories
  • Satisfaction and Productivity
  • Measuring Job Satisfaction
  • Using Satisfaction Surveys
  • Employee Engagement


Global Labor Relations

  • Union Membership
  • North American Free Trade Act
  • Workers' Rights in Other Countries


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