You are budgeted to spend $2,000,000 in burdened labor and $800,000 in material. At the end of the first month of your project, the following information is made available: Labor: •ACWP = $ 80,000. •BCWP = $ 90,000. •BAC = $2,000,000. Material: •ACWP = $ 500,000. •BCWP = $ 350,0
Questions and answers regarding labor/union issues: collective bargaining, grievances and arbitration and administrative issues.
Choose a minimum of three of the following five issues. As you read these chapters, you will come up with eight to ten questions per unit assignment to ask the company. These questions should be approved by the professor prior to the interview. Once they are approved, you will contact the company representative(s) and interv
Consider unions as stakeholders. If an organization is not unionized, are they still stakeholders in that business? Why or why not? What does an organization generally do if there is unionization in nearby companies?
Some people say that unions have outlived their usefulness. Do you agree with this statement? What do you think would happen if we no longer had unions in this country? Do unions have any effect on outsourcing to other countries, in your view? Why or why not?
1. Why has union membership in the United States declined in the blue-collar sector? 2. In the 1960s and 1970s, what were some of the reasons for the growth of unionization in the public sector? Choose at least three and discuss. 3. What is the current status of the labor movement? Make sure to include your viewpoint 4. Why a
Evaluate the intended effectiveness of The Americans with Disabilities Act and The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Determine how these laws affect human resource (HR) management. Speculate what the impact of the Act will be in 10 years. Support your position. Examine how the role of unions in other countries differs from the role
How change of political party influenced National Labor Relation Board's decisions regarding unions in the 19080s and the basic principles of Gompers, first president of AFL.
3. How did the change of political parties (Democrat/Republican) influence the NLRB's decisions regarding unions in the 1980s and 1990s? Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. .( MU
Collective Bargaining: Unionization Goals of AFL President, William Green versus those of CIO president, John L. Lewis.
Explain the differences in the unionization goals of the AFL President, William Green versus those of CIO president, John L. Lewis. Which would you side with if you were there? Why? Reference: Sloane, A. A., & Witney, F. (2010). Labor relations (13th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Book: Labor Relations: Striking A Balance", 4th Edition, John W. Budd 1) According to Budd, identify and substantiate two major reasons for the decline in union density. (There are many reasons. Choose only 2.) 2) For each reason, prescribe methods Organized Labor (unions) might use to combat the problem. Show how each
Please help with the following problem. Explain the major phases of labor/union development in the U.S. Please also characterize each phase with examples. Include at least 400 words in the solution.
Please explore the interplay between 'employee relations' and 'labor relations'. What do you see as the similarities, and differences? To what degree is employee relations relevant in a unionized environment? To what degree is labor relations relevant in a non-unionized environment? What do you see as the primary HR challenges i
Small Tykes World Company mass-produces chairs for children. The chairs can be purchased in a variety of colors, but only one basic design. The chairs are wildly popular, especially with young, highly educated parents. The design is the key to the company's success, and there seems to be no end to the demand for Small Tykes's pr
You are a High school Counselor and you have just been asked to prepare a presentation outlining 5 services that the Department of Labor offers to employers and employees for your staff. Visit the Department of Labor Web site in your state. Discuss and analyze at least five services that the Department of Labor provides to emplo
3. The following product line information is for the Clara's Clothing Shop Company. The company is considering dropping its Children's product line due to poor operating income performance. Fixed expenses are allocated to each product line based on sales revenue. Active Wear Clothing Men's Women's Children's Sales
"If management treats employees well, pays them a fair wage, communicates with them, and ensures that they have a safe and healthy work environment, there is no need for a union." Do you agree or disagree with the statement? Explain your position.
Identify and give examples using at least 6 different employment and labor laws that interfere with the ability of an employer to operate its business successfully. Additionally, discuss laws that encourage employers to adopt sound practices which comply with legal requirements and promotes the employer's interest. Please explai
The posting: Describe the relationship between OSHA, NIOSH and the Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission as specified in the Act. This solution thoroughly explains the function of each agency, along with its relationship to the others. OSHA and NIOSH are the oversights for organizations in regards to employee safety.
The second component of cost of goods sold is direct labor. Labor is the largest line item in any budget. The labor line must be controlled. Please discuss how a manager improves and controls the direct labor hours in this responsibility center? How does motivation play a role in this control function?
What are the specific human resources concerns (competencies, labor economics, legal & regulatory systems, labor relations & unionization, and cultural norms) for Europe and the potential impact of these concerns to an MNC's success.
The solution questions: Why are labor unions formed? What is their purpose? Why has membership seen a decline in recent years? Certain industries, such as public safety, government (postal carriers) and engineers, are often represented by unions. The membership elects a Board that engages the organization's management
What Do you believe the qualities are that would make a good arbitrator? Why?
The following two questions are answered by providing a synopsis of each topic, along with a reference: Based on the most currently reported data by the American Arbitration Association (www.adr.org ) and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (www.fmcs.gov) , you should factor all but one of the following into your b
What serious misconduct offenses should always result in discharge? Defend your position.
The company operates about 700 convenience stores. A sales assistant at one of the company's stores was murdered while on duty. The murder was widely publicized, and employees complained of inadequate security measures. As a result of the murder, 15 sales assistants telephoned the union requesting a union organization effort. Th
1. Examine the leader characteristics of successful public administrators. -Explain how labor relations affect a public administrator. -Explain the role of financial management throughout the policymaking process. -Examine the most complex responsibility of a public administrator. -Prepare an essay on how you will use the d
How effective are the grievance and arbitration processes? Refer to the issues discussed in case study "Must a Union Process a Grievance of a Nonunion Employee?' and the video found in the links below. Refer to the questions found at the end of the case study to help you think about your answer to the question above. http:
Why do employees today place such a high priority on paid time off? Do you feel that companies are fair in their offerings for vacation/personal/sick time? Why or why not?
Can you give some directions on an example of a public sector labor statute order of a state, explain its unique features, and anything you find interesting in this law. Also explain how it differs from the National labor relations act and the FLRA (federal labor relation authority)
Distinguish among mandatory, permissive, and illegal bargaining subjects. Give examples of each.
What actions can an employer take to try to discourage their workers from organizing? Do you believe this would ultimately benefit or hurt the employer? Why?