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Unformatted text preview: February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business Law Lesson #8 Assignment #2 Lesson #8, Assignment #2: Critical Thinking About the Law The following questions (from page 526 of your text) will help you consider the role of biases and ethical norms in labor legislation. 1) In the language of ethical norms, what functions do unions serve for workers? Clue: Remember the list of ethical norms and reread the beginning paragraphs of this chapter. How do labor unions help workers? Can you match this answer to an ethical norm? Security and justice are the primary functions of unions. Security is improved because unions help workers collectively bargain to improve working conditions or pay, in addition to other psychological benefits such as having a force to lean back on in the case of unfair labor practices by an employer. Justice is advanced because unions help workers be compensated fairly for their actions, and hopefully help bridge the divide between management and workers in terms of low-balling employees and other...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course BA LMA01 taught by Professor Weinstein during the Spring '10 term at Antelope Valley College.
- Spring '10