any time with or without reason as long as laws are not violated Gross negligence is a serious failure to exercise care in the work environment Serious misconduct is intentional behavior that can potentially cause great harm to another or the firm. Ex. Fight on the job or stealing from the company Progressive Discipline, Just Cause Progressive discipline, employer provides the employee with oppurtunities to correct poor behavior before termination. Informal coaching, oral warning, written warning, suspension, termination Union roles & benefits/disadvantages Collective Bargaining: negotiation process resulting in a contract between union employees and management that covers employment conditions Grievance: Formal complaint concerning pay, working conditions, or violations of other factors in a collective bargaining No TIPS, Union shops, Right to work
No Threats: managers cannot threaten that firm will shut down a facility that votes for unionization No Interrogations: Managers cannot ask employees about union organizing activities No Promises- Managers cannot promise employees pay or benefits rewards if they vote against union authorization No Spying- Managers cannot plant a spy in the union meetings Union shops are companies where all employees are unionized. They force new employees to sign up as a condition for employment Right to work laws end union shops. They state that every employee has a right to work regardless of their union affiliation. Compensation : Basics of compensation, goal setting The goal of compensation is to motivate employees to perform what the firm needs. Specific and challenging goals, directs effort and persistence, reduces ambiguity, anchors behavioral feedback SMART goals Types of Compensation Base Pay: wages paid on an hourly basis; salary based on a time period Wage and Salary Add-ons: includes overtime pay, shit differential, premium pay for working weekends and holidays Incentive pay: pay for performance, commission sales, piecework in production Benefits: Indirect compensation that provides something of value to employee Compensation Philosophy/Wage compression/Pay secrecy Compensation & EEO, Comparable Worth FSLA: Exempt vs Nonexempt, Overtime SAS case Incentives & Benefits : Individual incentives (pros, cons, types)
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