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Discuss specifically how some companies are working cooperatively (in partnership relationships) with their unionized employees to better meet their strategic initiative outcomes Also, discuss whether the major legislation relating to union-management relations (Wagner Act, Taft-Hartley Act, and Landrum-Griffin Act) help or hurt these mutually beneficial partnerships.

Your response should not consist solely of opinion statements, but be supported by factual information.

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Some companies are working cooperatively with unionized employees to better meet their strategic initiative outcomes. These companies often include in the union agreement some of the strategic objectives of the company. These objectives must be achieved by the workers. The most common form of objectives found in union contracts are productivity based objectives. The employee remuneration and incentives are linked to productivity and performance objectives. By agreeing to achieve these objectives unionized employees align their objectives with those of the company's strategic objectives. Unionized employees in case of some companies also enter into agreement with their companies relating to other types of objectives related to the strategic objectives of the company. For example, quality targets ...

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The answer to this problem explains the major legislation relating to union-management relations. The references related to the answer are also included.

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