BUS 405 Assignment 2: Labor Relations

BUS 405 Assignment 2: Labor Relations

Due Week 8 and worth 300 points

 

Use the Internet or Strayer Library to research a publiclytraded U.S.-based company with a focus on itslabor negotiating practices and any specific labor-related issues the company may be experiencing.

 
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

Discuss the company’s stance toward labor and any specific labor-related issues it may be experiencing.
Formulate a strategy for negotiating a labor agreement and dealing with potential impasses in the bargaining process.
Analyze the principle economic and administrative issues addressed during collective bargaining with your labor force and develop a bargaining position.
Recommend policies and procedures to administer a labor contract and resolve disputes.
Determine the most likely interest dispute and determine how you could leverage economic pressure to help resolve that dispute.
Based upon your understanding of the entire course, predict the next evolutionary step in labor-management relationships (in terms of laws, key participants, or union organization) and how that step will affect the company you researched.
Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources
 

Your assignment mustfollow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, doublespaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not includedin the required page length.
 

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Analyze the actions of unions and management to determine basic compliance with the major U.S. federal labor laws.
Explain the process for organizing and for decertifying unions.
Formulate a strategy for negotiating a labor agreement and dealing with potential impasses in the bargaining process.
Analyze the principle economic and administrative issues addressed during collective bargaining and develop a bargaining position.
Develop policies and procedures to administer a labor contract and resolve disputes.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in labor relations.
Write clearly and concisely about labor relations using proper writing mechanics.
 

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.
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