Canadian Labour Relations

Code: HRM2030

Course description

This overview course will provide the student with a basic understanding of the development of labour unions in Canada, and the practical skills needed to manage effectively in unionized workplaces. Historical, political and legal issues affecting the industrial relations environment will be reviewed in detail. Through primary research, the student will have an opportunity to discuss organized labour from the viewpoints of both labour and management. Through simulations and experiential exercises, students will develop practical skills in collective agreement negotiation, contract administration and preparation for arbitration. Students will also have an opportunity to explore contemporary issues facing unions and to identify future trends which will impact on the industrial relations climate. Note: This course is accredited by HRPAO towards the CHRP designation. Course Outcomes have also been aligned with Ministry Guideline MCV Code 70223.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: BUS2010 HRM1090 OLRN1440
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.