Labor Relations | Project Management | Online Courses


Description: This course will discuss recent trends in membership figures, new legislation, and new politics as they influence bargaining rights. It will identify and explain the implications of the new collective bargaining environment, including financial and human resource management issues and outcomes. Practical tips and advice are offered for those engaged in collective bargaining and labor relations. 

Prerequisite: 2nd year student 

Learning Objectives: Students will  

  • have an overview of the field strongly aligned to the organizational and HR strategy and objectives. 
  • learn the skills needed to plan, implement and assess relations 
  • gain practical tools and assessments from best practice  
  • understand the labor market and the employment relationship to trade unions and international governing bodies 
  • examine and analyze the public sector labor relations and collective bargaining 
  • investigate important changes in the public labor relations and unionization landscape 
  • Analyze the financial and human resource outcomes of collective bargaining in the public sector 
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  • Student will write a 7 – 10 page Essay on the pros and cons, strengths and weakness of collective bargaining. Submit within the first 6 weeks of starting this course. 
  • Student will develop a Collective Bargaining Strategic Plan for their business. Submit within 3 months of starting this course. 

 Recommended Text: 

Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Fifth Edition. 2014. Richard C. Kearney and Patrice M. Mareschal 

 Employee Relations (HR Fundamentals). 2014. Elizabeth Aylott