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Privatized Prisons and Unions

Hello, I would appreciate assistance with the following questions: 1. Debate It. Take a position for or against privatization of prisons. 2. As Human Resource Director for the Department of Corrections in the state of VA, you have been selected to participate on the Advisory Council. There has been increased attention

Employer's Effect on Unions

The case discusses the difference between an employer's support of and abolishment of a union. If an employer is supportive of unions, they will view the relationship as a partnership. The employer may offer the use of office equipment and/or meeting space for union activity. In contrast, as an attempt to abolish a union, the em

Labor Relations: Employer's Actions

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?

Public Employee Unions in a New Era

See the attached file. 1. Refer to Chapter 8, (the attachment is the summary of Chapter 8) which points out that the New Era of public employee unions has nothing to do with who controls federal policy making in Washington, D.C. The chapter focuses on the issues that public employees face daily as a result of agency mandates

Labor Relations

What factors in the 1800s do you believe contributed to the growth of the American Labor Movement? Please explain your answer.

Labor Relations Flyer

Select an organization that is associated with labor relations and the public sector. Research that organization and prepare a one-page, single-sided flyer which provides details about the organization. Include each of the following in your flyer about the labor relations organization: - The purpose of the organization - Descr

Different Rolls - Employee and Union Members

The case study addresses: Active union members often have two roles to play: (1) employee and (2) union member. Please explain the difference between the two roles. Is it difficult to do both jobs effectively? The solution thoroughly explains the two roles and the difficulty that may arise in having both. Union members may

Development of Labor Relations System

This is just for a general discussion board debate - just a paragraph or two is needed. Which events do you feel were most important in shaping the labor relations system? Do you feel that earlier events from the nineteenth-century still have an impact today, or are the current system more of a product of the twentieth-cent

Collective Bargaining Case Study

Address the following: - What was the relationship like between city management and the unions? Were there any problems with this relationship? Did this relationship differ from normal relationships between management and unions in the public sector? - What was the collective bargaining process like? What was effective in this

Employer-at-Will Doctrine and Liability of an Employer

As a manager and supervisor of an accounting department, discuss the following issues related to the employment-at-will doctrine and liability of an employer based on actions and responses to the employee's behavior and actions. Further description is below: As a manager and supervisor of an accounting department, discu

Advantages of Being Involved with Organized Labor

If an individual decided that they wanted to become involved with organized labor, help them answer the following questions. Explain or name some of the advantages and what you think how organized labor could benefit that person. In addition, name some of the advantages of how organized labor might benefit that person's

Collective Bargaining Questions

List and explain the various duties of the national union president and executive board members, and illustrate how their remuneration is not always considered "fair compensation" as compared to their CEO-counterpart in the U.S. corporations. What are activities that are carried out at a national union convention, and why do

Unions In America

Include the questions in your response: How relevant are unions in America today? Are unions fair to employees, employers, taxpayers?

Companies and Unions Working Together

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 hur

Collective Bargaining in Unions

Why are white collar workers less likely to join a union? Explain at least five reasons. Explain how Manslow's Theory of Motivation and its connection related to why workers join unions. In the 1960s and 1970s, what were some of the reasons for the growth of unionization in the public sector? Give 3 and discuss. Why wa

A Case Regarding Child Labor

Is your chocolate the result of unfair exploitation of child labor? Hi, I'm writing an essay on this subject and in the attached pdf document, there are 3 questions which would be helpful for my essay as a foundation. However, I am having some trouble formulating answers for them. Any assistance would be helpful.

The solution discusses the following facets of staffing systems in organizations: role of seniority, job posting system, promotions, career mobility and internal labor market systems. The solution is broken down into five parts and is over 400 words. Each of the elements are explained and supported by "real life" workplace experiences. The discussion focuses on advantages, and the potential disadvantages, of the staffing systems.

This solution is over 400 words in length. The actual textbook case study questions provided by the student were: 1. Should seniority be eliminated as an eligibility standard for bidding on jobs, meaning the two years plus employees would no longer have priority? 2. Should the job posting system simply be eliminated? If so, wh

Unionism in Hospitals: Drafting a plan for or against nurses and unions

You are the Human Resource Director for a 500-bed hospital. You have learned that the American Professionals Union is attempting to unionize your 1,000 registered nurses. The CEO has asked you to draft a plan - either supporting the nurses in their efforts OR attempting to remain union free. Draft solid arguments - either pro or

Child Labor

I need to write 300-400 words of notes about child labor in India (Carpet Looms & Stone Quarries). Answer the following questions: What are the major issues? What are the pros and cons? What are the implications for management in an international sense?

Unionization in the Federal Government Sector

Research unionization in the federal government sector and address the following: - Discuss the legal guidelines for organizing as a federal employee. - Pick 1 union representing a large segment of the federal workforce and discuss its history, size,structure, and the workforce it represents. - Select 1 position designated

Purpose of Labor Unions

Why are labor unions formed; what is their purpose; and why has membership seen a decline in recent years?