Labor Relations


Introduction to labor relations and the development of unions in America. Course work provides the competencies and knowledge necessary for successful working collaboration with a “union shop.” Topics focus on the role and purpose of unions in the American workplace; the evolution of the American labor movement; concepts surrounding the union-management relationship and processes such as campaigns, elections, bargaining and contract negotiations, grievances, mediation and arbitration, strikes, impasses, and conflict dispute resolution; and the future of unionization in America and worldwide. As needed.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture