Week 6

Human Resource Management (Available Titles Coursemate)

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Unformatted text preview: Week 6: Employee Relations and Global HR INTRODUCTION: This week you will study the components of risk management and the legal areas affecting safety and health. You will examine workplace violence as a security issue and the nature and importance of disaster preparation. In addition, you will learn about employee rights, issues regarding wrongful discharge, and elements to consider when developing an employee handbook. Lastly, you will discover union/management relations, the acts that compose the National Labor Code, the stages of the unionization process, and the typical collective bargaining process. The employment relationship is a reciprocal one in which both employers and employees have statutory and contractual rights, as well as responsibilities. Can you think of certain rights that employees have? Now can you think of certain responsibilities that employees have? Learning Outcomes By the end of this week, you will be able to: • Define health, safety, and security and explain their importance in the organization • Describe the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection and record-keeping • Describe what a union is and explain why employees join unions • Describe the typical negotiation and collective bargaining process • Describe how political, legal, economic, and cultural factors affect global HR management Reading Course Text: Human Resource Management Chapter 14, "Risk Management and Worker Protection" In this chapter, you will identify the components of risk management and the legal areas affecting safety and health. You will also learn the basic provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and recordkeeping and inspection requirements....
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