Labor Relations Issue Could Colorado State Employ

Labor Relations Issue Could Colorado State Employ

Labor Relations Issue Could Colorado State Employ

First, choose two of the following employment laws that impact a unionized workplace that interest you the most.

  • The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Right-to-Work Law (RTW)

For both laws you selected:

  1. Provide a summary of key features of the law; and
  2. Describe how the law impacts the unionized workplace in terms of recruiting, selection, compensation, promotions/terminations, performance management, employee/labor relations, communication, and/or training and development.

Next, select two employment/labor relations topics that interest you the most from the following list, and conduct research on these topics as they relate to a unionized work environment.

  • Drug/alcohol testing
  • Seniority rights
  • Right-to-work
  • Union grievances
  • Strikes and picketing
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Mandatory and permissive subjects of bargaining

For both employment/labor relations topics you selected:

  1. Describe how this labor relations issue could affect organizational effectiveness and union-management relationships within the workplace.
  2. Based on your research, explain your recommendations to manage those challenges effectively within the unionized workplace.

Structural Requirements

Organize your paper using the following structure and section headers:

  • Title page (include the option number with assignment title)
  • Main Paper
    • Section 1: Introduction. In this section, describe (1) the purpose of the paper, and (2) the upcoming sections of the paper. Provide a thesis statement.
    • Section 2: Summary and Impact of Employment Law #1. In this section, (1) provide a summary of key features of the law, and (2) describe how the law impacts the unionized workplace in terms of recruiting, selection, compensation, promotions/terminations, performance management, employee/labor relations, communication, and/or training and development.
    • Section 3: Summary and Impact of Employment Law #2. In this section, (1) provide a summary of key features of the law, and (2) describe how the law impacts the unionized workplace in terms of recruiting, selection, compensation, promotions/terminations, performance management, employee/labor relations, communication, and/or training and development.
    • Section 4: Challenges and Recommendations for Labor Relations Topic #1. In this section, (1) describe the challenges related to this labor relations issue on organizational effectiveness and union-management relationships within the workplace, and (2) based on your research, explain your recommendations to manage those challenges effectively within a unionized workplace.
    • Section 5: Challenges and Recommendations for Labor Relations Topic #2. In this section, (1) describe the challenges related to this labor relations issue on organizational effectiveness and union-management relationships within the workplace and (2) based on your research, explain your recommendations to manage those challenges effectively within a unionized workplace.
    • Section 6: Conclusion. In this section, provide a brief summary of (1) your lessons learned and (2) the reasons these topics are important for effective human resource management in unionized organizations.
  • Reference Page

Additional requirements:

  • A minimum of eight pages, or 2,000 words, not including the title and reference pages, which are required.
  • Your paper must be properly cited and formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA (Links to an external site.).
  • Include a formal reference page. This is an individual paper; however, you should reflect on our discussion forums and incorporate ideas from there, as appropriate.
  • You must support your analysis with at least five scholarly references and can include resources from this course.
  • The CSU-Global Library (Links to an external site.) is a good place to find these sources. You cannot use Wikipedia or any CSU-Global assignment. For this assignment, a credible source is defined as:
    • A scholarly or peer-reviewed journal article.
    • A government-based website or publication.
    • A trade or industry journal article, publication, or website, including those from trade organizations such as SHRM.org and TD.org.