Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HR440 Employee and Labor Relations (3 cr.)

This course provides an introduction to the practical aspects of employer and employee relationships from both union and non-union perspectives. It includes an overview of the basics of labor law and bargaining agreements, the role of the National Labor Relations Board and how each impacts performance among management, supervisors and employees in private, government, and public organizations.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Understand the historical development of the union and non-union environments.
  2. Identify major labor relations legislation and the government agencies charged with enforcement of these laws.
  3. Analyze the collective bargaining process, including methods used for resolving impasses and reaching consensus.
  4. Understand and interpret various employment laws affecting employees in a business setting.
  5. Describe how to legally operate business within the context of employment laws.
  6. Devise strategies and techniques to successfully manage employees while avoiding legal liability arising out of various employment laws.


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