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Public Human Resource Management in the News

Hello,

I would appreciate assistance with the following questions:

Go to http://www.fedworld.gov/
Select Top Government Websites (link on the left side). Review and select an agency / commission from the list of Independent U.S. Federal Agencies and Commissions; review its Website, and select a current event that has occurred in the last 12 months.

1. From the e-Activity, discuss the current event you reviewed from the selected agency.

Then determine:

2. The cause of the issue, noting if the cause was due to neglected public bureaucracies from elected and appointed officials.

3. Discuss at least two results of the issue.

Thank you.

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Agency 1- National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

1. From the e-Activity, discuss the current event you reviewed from the selected agency.

The event reviewed was the NLRB's handling of a long standing dispute between the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and the Raymond F. Kravis Center for Performing Arts in Palm Beach FL. The labor dispute was in regards to the Union bringing charges against the production company for unfair labor practices and failure to comply with their legally binding union contracts in their hiring practices from 2007 -2012 (NLRB.GOV).

2. The cause of the issue, noting if the cause was due to neglected public bureaucracies from elected and appointed officials.

The primary issue was an intentional neglect by the management of the production company to comply with Federal law and meet their terms in the collective bargaining agreement they were bound to uphold. The production company hired over 700 people from outside of the union.

This neglect was made worse by the repeated postponing and litigation ...

Solution Summary

Public human resource management in the news are examined.

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