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Course Description:

Explore the nature, determinants and socioeconomic impact of collective bargaining and labor-management relations in the United States. Attention is devoted to the procedural and substantive aspects of the collective bargaining process and the settlement of labor-management disputes. Subject material focuses on the structure, issues and activities arising from the establishment of the union and the bargaining relationship; contract negotiations, gamesmanship and the problems of reaching an agreement; and administration of the contract.

In addition, this course has applications to other specialized areas of study: Business Policy: A Team Based Approach, Human Resource Management and Development, International Business, Organizational Behavior and Personnel Management for the Fire Service.

Prerequisite: at least one study in management.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1.

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