Working with Labor Unions discussion

Chapter 12Working with Labor Unions Unhappy Employees Could Equal Unionization As the HR manager for a two-hundred-person company, you tend to have a pretty good sense of employee morale. Recently, you are concerned because it seems that morale is low, because of pay and the increasing health benefit costs to employees. You discuss these concerns… Continue reading Working with Labor Unions discussion

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Discussion on Current Union Challenges

Current Union Challenges The labor movement is currently experiencing several challenges, including a decrease in union membership, globalization, and employers’ focus on maintaining nonunion status. As mentioned in the opening of this section, the United States has seen a steady decline of union membership since the 1950s. In the 1950s, 36 percent of all workers… Continue reading Discussion on Current Union Challenges

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Benefits and Acceptance of Team-Based Rewards

Benefits and Acceptance of Team-Based Rewards With the increasing emphasis on team-based work in organizations, research suggests a growing acceptance and interest in team-based rewards, with organizations embracing the “conventional wisdom that team-based pay is the best way to encourage cooperation” (Merriman, 2008). According to a survey conducted by a leading compensation association called WorldatWork,… Continue reading Benefits and Acceptance of Team-Based Rewards

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The Process of Collective Bargaining

The Process of Collective Bargaining In any bargaining agreement, certain management rights are not negotiable, including the right to manage and operate the business, hire, promote, or discharge employees. However, in the negotiated agreement there may be a process outlined by the union for how these processes should work. Management rights also include the ability… Continue reading The Process of Collective Bargaining

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The Basics on 401k Plans discussion

The Basics on 401k Plans · Cheryl Krueger’s “How Employers Can Help Employees Plan for Retirement”Page As noted in the textbook chapter on compensation and benefits, there are a multitude of retirement options that employers can provide their employees, not limited to 401k plans and employee stock option plans. This short video provides insight as to… Continue reading The Basics on 401k Plans discussion

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Compensation of Human Capital

Compensation of Human Capital · The Comfort of CompensationPage Before you begin this unit, take some time to play this brief game, which will help you develop a better understanding of the comfort of compensation. · Human Resource Management: “Chapter 6: Compensation and Benefits”URL Read this chapter after watching the short video introduction. The overall objective of… Continue reading Compensation of Human Capital

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