MG655Midterm3

MG655Midterm3 - 3. 50 points: In a report to local managers...

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3. 50 points: In a report to local managers or corporate management, what recommendations would you make for maintaining and improving communications and employee relations at the mine? What follow-up actions to the survey would you recommend? The overwhelming majority of employees had concerns regarding the union, so it is clear that this is the most pressing issue. They felt their union contract was hard to understand, and they did not like the conflicts caused between the union and management. They also felt the UMW and management could work to better their relations as their misunderstandings have led to wildcat strikes. Further, the miners felt that they were caught between the needs and wants of the company and those of union expectations. The vast majority does not wish to have work stoppages or wildcat strikes. The mining profession breeds solidarity, so as a result, the workers typically stick together on these matters despite not necessarily being in agreement with them. Since the mining industry has a longstanding history of a difficult relationship with the
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