British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/hrmg3205

BCIT

HRMG 3205 - Labour Relations 1

Human Resource Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

ORGB 1105

Credits

3.0

Cost

$475.00 - $480.71 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are five offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 61038

Tue Apr 10 - Sat Jun 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 30 Online

Instructor

Barbara Sharp

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$475.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 65279

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 2765

Instructor

Fazal Bhimji

Course Outline

Cost

$480.71

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 21142

Tue Apr 17 - Thu May 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 17 - May 24 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$480.71

Notes

  1. Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 21146

Mon May 28 - Fri Jun 01 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 28 - Jun 01 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 830

Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course Outline

Cost

$475.00

Notes

  1. 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.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 57380

Mon Jun 04 - Fri Jun 08 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Jun 08 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 381

Instructor

William Mathieson

Course Outline

Cost

$475.00

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

HRMG 3205 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Management (Advanced Placement – Degree/Diploma entry)
    Full-time   Diploma
  6. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  7. Business Operations Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  8. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  9. Human Resource Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  10. Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Leadership
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

School of Energy

  1. Manufacturing
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Image not available
No Book/Course Material Required For This Section
Author Dept
Binding None
Price $0.00
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Image not available
No Book/Course Material Required For This Section
Author Dept
Binding None
Price $0.00
Required

Image not available
Ebook Labour Relations Digital Option (180 Days)
Author Suffield
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2016
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13400-166-1
Price $114.95
Choose One

Labour Relations (4th Edition)
Author Larry Suffield, Gary L. Gannon
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13359-367-9
Price $158.95
Choose One

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

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.

Image not available
Ebook Labour Relations Digital Option (180 Days)
Author Suffield
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2016
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13400-166-1
Price $114.95
Choose One

Labour Relations (4th Edition)
Author Larry Suffield, Gary L. Gannon
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13359-367-9
Price $158.95
Choose One

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of HRMG 3205 - Labour Relations 1? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Contact Information

Suggest course days and times

If you are interested in taking this course on-campus (classroom delivery only) and would like to see it offered on specific days and/or at specific times, please indicate your preferences below. Day and time suggestions are not applicable to online courses.

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Information Access and Privacy.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is currently open for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

The sneak preview for the Fall 2018 term starts Fri, May 25 at 8:30 am (PDT).

Students may register for Fall 2018 term courses online, by phone, mail or in-person starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT).

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid ›

© BCIT