A necessary skill set in today's world - designed for those involved in, or associated with labour relations as management or union. Covers the collective bargaining process and day-to-day contract administration. Related laws, typical contract clauses, grievance procedures, responsibilities of the supervisor and the shop steward, and current activities in the labour relations field. Students will learn to approach their responsibilities for matters covered by collective agreements with more confidence and expertise.
Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
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Since most concepts learnt in this course are new and unfamiliar, students are expected to attend the first day of class to avoid falling behind. Instructor will not accept any student after the first day of class. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful.
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Recognize the differences between the unionized and nonunion workplaces and the different relationship management strategies that are appropriate to each.
Discuss the origins of unionization and the implications unionization has on workplace culture, processes, and roles for employees, unions, and employers.
Outline the rights, duties, and obligations employers and unions have under the Labour Relations Code.
Review the preparatory and execution elements of collective bargaining and of processes to break impasse such as strikes, lockouts, mediation, and interest arbitration.
Explain the primary functions and principles of collective agreements and contract administration.
Discuss the grievance procedure and process.
Recognize the principles of progressive discipline and the determination of appropriate discipline.
Describe the grievance arbitration process, including the preparatory and execution elements.
Provide examples of when union-management collaboration is appropriate and discuss how such collaboration can best be achieved.
Recognize the relationship management features of labour relations and the context in which they are exercised.
Effective as of Winter 2006
HRMG 3205 is offered as a part of the following programs:
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
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