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Union/Labor:Collective Bargaining, Grievances & Arbitration

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 interview them regarding the questions. You can do this in person, by phone, or if needed, by email. For each assignment, you will write a minimum two-page paper encompassing the results of your findings.

The first paper will be due in Unit VI, the second paper will be due in Unit VII, and the last one will be due in Unit VIII.

Here are the topics to choose from:
- Unit IV: At the Bargaining Table
- Unit V: Grievances and Arbitration
- Unit VI: Wage Issues and Economic Supplements
- Unit VII: Institutional Issues
- Unit VIII: Administrative Issues

Sloane, A. A., & Witney, F. (2010). Labor relations (13th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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At the Bargaining Table:
1. Did the Employee Free Choice Act failure affect you or your employees? If so, how?
2. What future legislation do you worry about impacting bargaining?
3. As an employer, do you see benefits to collective bargaining for your employees?
4. How do you display "good faith" while bargaining?
5. Are there benefits to the bargaining process for the employer?
6. How does national news impact the bargaining process?
7. How do you determine the right person/personality within the company to ...

Solution Summary

This very detailed solution starts with interview questions regarding labor: collective bargaining, grievances and arbitration and administrative issues. In addition, three multi-page APA formatted papers are included that answer the questions. Lots of information.