Subject: Commerce
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Edwards School of Business
Department: Human Resource Org Behaviour


Examines the Canadian employment relationship in unionized settings. Organized labour is explored as a response to the assumed inherent imbalance of power between an individual worker and an employer. While functional topics such as collective bargaining , strikes and lock-outs, and the grievance processes are studied, so too are theoretical and historical conditions. Finally, union responses to globalization, such as international outsourcing, are reviewed.

Permission of the department required
Prerequisite(s): COMM 211.3.
Note: Students may receive credit for only one of COMM 206.3, INDR 281.3 or COMM 381.3.

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