Class 04 - COMM 392 Managing The Employment Relationship Perry Atwal Spring 2011 Class 4 Course Schedule Introduction to The Employment

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COMM 392 Managing The Employment Relationship Perry Atwal Spring 2011 Class 4
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Course Schedule Introduction to The Employment Relationship Legal Regulation of The Employment Relationship Nature and Role of Labour Unions Recruiting and Selecting Employees / Employee Compensation Collective Bargaining Discipline and Fairness in the Workplace Weeks 12 & 13
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Exam review questions posted on Vista What is examinable ? Specific questions regarding Legal Regulation • Not possible to cover all in class • E-mail to me • I will collate, and post up the replies for all to see Questions 3
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Continue developing understanding of system of Employment Rights Focus on Human Rights , Health & Safety Objectives 4
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Purpose: To prevent discrimination in certain areas Illegal to discriminate in employment on the basis of “ prohibited grounds Employment Issues Affected: • Hiring, Compensation, Work Conditions, Discipline Website: http://www.bchrt.bc.ca/ Human Rights Legislation 5
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA The Canadian Human Rights Act – 1978 Outlaws discrimination in employment and in the delivery of goods and services on 11 grounds: Race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, marital status, family status, pardoned conviction, disability and sexual orientation Covers all businesses under federal jurisdiction – as all provinces and territories have their own human rights legislation Canada and Human Rights 6
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA A distinction, exclusion or preference based on one of the prohibited grounds…that effectively blocks a person’s access to legal rights to things like employment, services, housing, etc. Discrimination – “choosing with care” 7 See p73-74 in textbook for a nice summary of how to ask interview questions without discriminating What are the difficulties in proving discrimination?
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Sexual Harassment Violation of BC Human Rights Code Employers may be liable for lack of due diligence Two types of harassment: Sexual coercion (Quid pro quo) > Harassment with direct consequences to job benefits Sexual annoyance (hostile environment) > Harassment with no direct link to job benefits > Unwanted touching, unwelcome advances, and dirty jokes, and etc.
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course COMM 392 taught by Professor Carson during the Winter '09 term at The University of British Columbia.

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Class 04 - COMM 392 Managing The Employment Relationship Perry Atwal Spring 2011 Class 4 Course Schedule Introduction to The Employment

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