Labour Unions and Firm Productivity Discussion

Labour Unions and Firm Productivity Discussion

  1. Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
  2. Refer to Chapter 12:Working with Labor Unions and and Collective Bargaining Consider your personal knowledge and experience, and additional relevant resources to facilitate scholarly, well developed responses to the discussion questions.
  3. Navigate to the threaded discussion and respond to the following using the same headings as below in your post:
    1. Joining Unions: Why do employees join unions? What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a union member?
    2. Experience with Unions: What has been your own experience or exposure to unions? How has this experience (or non-experience) impacted your view of unions?
    3. Good Faith: Explain what is meant by good faith bargaining in collective bargaining. Using examples, explain when bargaining is not in good faith.
    4. Definitions: Define impasse, mediation, and strike, and explain the techniques that are used to overcome an impasse.
  4. The initial posting is to be 200-300 words in length and supported by at least two sources properly cited and referenced: Human Resource Management textbook, and (b) an academic journal article obtained through OCLS.