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Labor-Management Conflict Resolutions - Chapter Summary
This chapter provides an overview of labor-management conflict resolution strategies, issues and challenges. Follow along with our expert instructors to see how bargaining impasses, boycotts, union disputes and other labor conflicts can be resolved by management. You can use any computer or mobile device to access these lessons, and the chapter includes interactive quizzes and a multiple-choice exam. If you have any questions about the material, feel free to reach out to our instructors online. When you're finished, you should be able to:
- Assess various tactics for labor-management conflict resolution
- Recognize the consequences of bargaining impasses
- Describe the challenges of hiring replacements for union workers
- Compare issues and types of boycotts in support of union strikes
- Evaluate a variety of ethical issues pertaining to conflict resolutions and union disputes
1. Tactics for Resolving Labor-Management Conflicts
Good labor-management relations are a key component to successful business practice. Conflicts can happen and can be destructive. In this lesson, you'll learn about some tactics used for resolving conflicts between labor and management.
2. Hiring Replacements for Union Workers: Challenges & Court Rulings
When workers go on strike, what can management do to keep the company running? Replacements can be hired, but that also introduces challenges. This lesson covers the hiring of replacements and court rulings surrounding this labor practice.
3. Boycotts in Support of Union Strikes: Types & Issues
When unions go on strike, they can have a much broader impact on business operations. The strike can be a catalyst to encourage boycott of the business or product. In this lesson we discuss different types of boycotts and the issues surrounding them.
4. Ethical Issues in Union Disputes & Conflict Resolutions
When labor disputes occur, employees and management have an obligation to negotiate in an ethical manner. This lesson explores several common ethical issues that arise during labor negotiations.
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Other chapters within the Business 325: Union & Labor Relations course
- Introduction to Labor Unions
- Relations Between Labor & Management
- History of Labor Unions in the U.S.
- U.S. Labor Law in the Private Sector
- Public Sector Labor Relations
- Union Structure & Management
- Union Organizing
- The Bargaining Process in Union & Labor Relations
- Grievance, Disciplinary & Arbitration Process
- Globalization & Labor Relations
- Comparative Labor Relations
- Required Assignments for Business 325