Union representation memo | LABOR RELATIONS

 
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Assignment 2: Union Representation Memo (Paper/Memo)
(25 points) 3-4 pages, not including cover or References pages

You have recently joined an organization in an entry level HR position. The organization is now subject to union representation. You have been asked by your supervisor to write a memo for your HR colleagues that provides an overview of the expectations for managing human resources in a unionized environment.

Paper must be double-space, Times New Roman font 12, cover page, page numbers, and APA format. Paper must be in narrative format, not bullets. [in word document not pdf] -.5pt if fail in any of these formatting requirements.

Late penalties: Paper is due by due date but if there occurs an extraordinary event beyond your control, then you need to contact me as to the reason and then we can discuss a new due date if I agree with your excuse. In every case of an extension you will be still be penalized 11% [-2.75pts, no chance for an A, for failing to submit paper by due date and time and -.5pt for each additional day late, no matter the excuse]. There are 25pts in the rubric so if one day late you will lose -2.75pts. Which equates to an 89B before paper is even graded.

Be uploaded to your Assignments Folder #2 by 23:59 p.m. eastern time on the due date.

Your memo must address the following questions below: [Must use the underlined headings below in paper and in order provided below. -.5pt if fail to use the underlined headings in paper and in order provided.]

  1. The differences, from the organization’s perspective, in operating in a union-free environment versus a unionized environment
  2. The rights of the union, management, and employees
  3. The impacts of the union on human resource functions, including
    • Work restructuring  
    • Performance Management
    • Employee Discipline and Job Security
    • Wages and Benefits
    • Health and Safety
  4. Any costs the organization may expect based upon these impacts

Support your answers! In responding, you must use five references including three from the course materials. They should be from a scholarly journal or credible news source from within the past three years. At least three should be from course materials. 

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