Video Case: Union-Management Relations (UPS)Instructions: Read the video case in your textbook, titled "Union-Management Relations (UPS),"then watch the corresponding video in the Unit Study Guide. Answer Discussion Questions 15-13 and 15-16 on page 483. Be sure to restate each question in your own words before answering in essay format. Your total assignment response must be at least 400 words in length. You must use at least your textbook to complete this assignment. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must
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15-13. From what you know about UPS, what do you think would make the union believe that the company was ripe for being organized?
15-16. What other "replacements" for unions have helped reduce union membership, according to the chapter?
Course eTextbook Dessler, G. (2015). Human resource management [VitalSource Bookshelf version] (14th ed.).Retrieved from https://online.vitalsource.com/#/books/9781323081716© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 8:18 am ad1c9bdddf
UPS was ripe for being organized because the union provides structure and guidelines in the workplace. The union offers regularly negotiated pay increases, throughout the bargaining process. The video indicates that a union fights for worker's rights, safety and benefits. Dessler (2015) states that workers organize because they think that they can do better in their jobs together, than as separate employees. Workers feel unions give them a united voice. Other reasons cited include getter more pay or better working conditions, and better benefits. Reducing unfair practices in the workplace and gaining power through unity are other factors. UPS has drivers out delivering all over the country, working ...
This detailed solution answers questions in response to the UPS video in Dessler's Human Resource Management text regarding UPS and union organization and replacements for union organization.