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Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreAdditional Resources:
Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining, 7th Edition Michael R. Carrell/Christina Heavrin
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Class Assessment: Participation/Discussion
Mid Term Examination
Research PaperGrading: Grading:
Grades will be based on the following:
Case Studies (2 each / 10 pts each) 15
Mid Term Examination 20
Final Examination-- 40
Oral Presentation 10
Research Paper (1 each) 5
TOTAL 100 points The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
MG 420 Labor Relations
S2GG 2009 MI
8:00 - 1:20 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
WEEK DATE SUBJECT ASSIGNMENT
Week 1 Introduction Chapter 1 The Evolution of American Labor Chapter 2 Labor Law and Federal Agencies Chapter 3
Week 2 Union Structure and Government Chapter 4
Unions: Member and Leader Attitudes behaviors and Political Activities Chapter 5 Case Study One Due
Week 3 Union Organizing Campaigns Chapter 6
Union Avoidance: Rationale, Strategies and Practices Chapter 7
Week 4 Review Research Paper The Environment Per Bargaining Chapter 8 Wage and Benefit Issues in Bargaining Chapter 9 Mid-Term Examination- Take Home Chapters 1-8
Week 5 Non-Wage Issues in Bargaining Chapter 10
Contract Negotiations Chapter 11 Impasses and their solution Chapter 12 Case Study Two Due
Week 6 Union Management Cooperation Chapter 13
Contract Administration Chapter 14
Week 7 Grievance Arbitration Chapter 15 Public Sector Labor Relations Chapter 16 Final Examination- Take Home Chapters 9-16
Week 8 Final Examination
Research Paper Due
Oral Presentations of Papers
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