Explain how unions are formed. Explain the collective bargaining process. Describe what happens when collective bargaining breaks down. Describe a typical grievance procedure.
The Clayton Company uses a standard cost system in which manufacturing overhead costs are applied to units of the company's single product on the basis of direct labor-hours (DLHs). The standard cost card for the product follows: Please see attached file for full problem description. Problem 1 Questions:
Employees' Union - Assume that you-as a supervisor in a manufacturing plant-have heard rumors that the union, which has been virtually inactive until now, is planning to take complaints to upper management.
Assume that you-as a supervisor in a manufacturing plant-have heard rumors that the union, which has been virtually inactive until now, is planning to take complaints to upper management. 2. What type of plan could be presented to upper management, which could prevent the need for union action. Explain how this plan can also
As your company's director of human relations, you have dealt with an employee asking how much leave he can take when his wife has their first baby next month.
Briefly answer the questions after reading each of the scenarios, based on U.S. business law. 1.You just had one of those days?exciting and overwhelming. As your company's director of human relations, you have dealt with an employee asking how much leave he can take when his wife has their first baby next month. A phone cal
Backgorund material - "OSHA to Address Persistent Violators of Job Safety Rules" appeared in the New York Times. Other referenses come from the PBS' Front Line web site include: "The McWane Way"; "The Victims"; "OSHA Rejects"; and "McWane's Response". This is a two part report. My requirement is to turn in 8-10 pages - so I a
1. Do you think that both the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) of 1938 and the COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) are as effective today as they were at the time they were passed. 2. What recommendations would you make to update and improve both laws? (at least 4 pages of information). Thank you.
What are budget variances? What factors or events contribute to variances? What is the relationship between the sensitivity analysis in preparing the budget and variance analysis in managing the budget?
Many organizations and managers fail to develop a clear compensation strategy or, fail to align compensation and motivation practices with the overall strategy of the organization. Based off of readings and your own experiences, discuss the design elements of an effective employee relations program. What should organizatio
7-22: Materials and manufacturing labor variances. Consider the following data collected for Great Homes, Inc.: Direct Material Direct Manufacture Material's Cost incurred: actual inputs x actual prices $200,000 $90,000 Actual inputs x standard prices 214,000 86,000 Standard inputs allowed for actual output x s
This posting examines why was prosperity only for the business and middle class or rich which invested in these businesses that where prosperous. It discusses why did Unions not do more about this.
Case review/analysis. See attached file for full problem description.
Following labor standards have been established for a product standard labor hours per unit of output 8 hours standard labor rate $13.10 per hour the following data pertain to operations concerning the product for the last month: actual hours worked 4,000 hours actual total labor
Compare the American Federation of Labor's trade unionism with reformist unions such as the Knights of Labor and the National Labor Union. What are some of the drawbacks to the AFL's pragmatic trade unionism?
Why do you think that teachers unions object to linking teachers pay to their students performance on standardized test. Why is building public support so important a part of labor negotiations for public-sector jobs. This is strictly an opinion based question and is based on the case being built around Governor Schwarzene
Sanders Industries, Inc., developed the following standard costs for direct material and direct labor for one of their major products, the 30-gallon heavy-duty plastic container. Standard quantity Standard price Direct materials 0.20 pounds $25 per pound Direct labor 0.10 hours $1
Based on a hypothetical project "Design and Implement an Online Credit Union Account Access System," provide an example of a change for each of the following categories: External Event Error or omission in scope of product Error or omission in scope of project Value-added change Risk response
This is a study question that needs to been done and submitted as an excel file. Detailed solution to the problem. 5. Montgomery, Inc., which uses a job-costing system, is a labor-intensive firm, with many skilled craftspeople on the payroll. Job no. 789 was the only job in process on January 1, having costs of $22,500 a
A. What would you advise the LPNs to do? Should they unionize? What are the advantages and disadvantages of unionizing at Happy Trials? b. What issues might the union raise during the organizing effort? c. What steps should the LPNs follow to unionize? d. What unfair labor practices need to be avoided by L
You've had an initial discussion with Mildred on the basics of unions. She wants to find out more current union issues. Using all resources at your disposal, research and refer to current events. Find an area where there is an issue that includes the concerns of a public employee union (at either a national, regional or local le
Accounting Problems to find labor efficiency variance, direct labor cost, and variable overhead efficiency variance.
The following labor standards have been established for a particular product: Standard Labor-hour per unit of output 8.0 hours Standards labor rate $13.10 per hour The following data pertain to operation concerning the product for the last month: Actual hours worked 4,000 hours Actual total cost $53,000 Actua
How do you feel about unions in the work force? Should unions be allowed to run the system?
The budget director of Royal Furniture Company requests estimates of sales, production and other operating data from the various administrative units every month. Selected information concerning sales and production for July 2006 is summarized as follows: a. Estimated sales of King and Prince chairs for July by sales territ
I need assistance in a conflict case between Hollywood unions based on an article. I need to find out what the respective interests of the two sides in the Hollywood conflict are? Why is it of interest...?
I have the article attached. I have read it many times but don't understand what they are asking for. Please help me.
Are unions formed because of group norms operating within the organization's norms are rigid or unfair?
1. Must group norms conform to the organization's norms, and can the leadership of the organization minimize or change a group's norms? 2. Are unions formed because of group norms operating within the organization's norms are rigid or unfair?
You are a supervisor in a small manufacturing plant. The union contract covering most of your employees is about to expire. How do you prepare for union contract negotiations?
Of the six relationships below which are perfectly linear and which are non-linear? i) Quantity Profit 14 $7,000 0 $0 19 $9,000 11 $5,500 ii) Quantity Metal Used 7 17.5 oz 0
Prepared a production budget and estimate the material, labor, and overhead costs for the coming year.
Problem 1: Preparation of a Production Budget Yolinda Garden Color, Inc., manufactures floral containers. The controller is preparing a budget for the coming year and asks for your assistance. The following costs and other data apply to container production: h Direct material per container: 1 pound Z-A styrene at $
Hello, I am trying to gather some information for a presentation. 1. Our topic is "labor unions". Please help me to understand the pros and cons of unions. 2. I also need to address the following statement in my presentation: "Management should always fight hard to keep unions out of their organizations!"
Qualifications for Union Office In a 1977 decision involving the United Steelworkers of America, the U.S. Supreme Court by a split vote upset a union rule requiring candidates for local union office to have attended at least one-half of a local's union regular meetings for the 3 years preceding the election. Under the union
Giving opinion towards the opinion of one scholar of labor history and the phrase which said that American unionism has very definitely been a war profiteer.
1. One scholar of labor history has offered as his opinion that "even with the New Deal union development experienced, not a marked mutation, but a partial alteration and expansion in leadership, tactics, and jurisdiction. The adjustment in basic union philosophy was neither profound nor completely permanent. " Do you a agree