Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Discuss the evolution of unions and the industrial relations environment.
2. Describe the structure of U.S. labor unions.
3. Explain the legal environment and framework of unions and labor-management relations to include the Norris-LaGuardia Act, the Wagner Act, the NLRB, the Taft-Hartley Act, and the Landrum-Griffin Act. Analyze the provisions and implications of the Railway Labor Act.
4. Describe the environment and nature of labor-management relations in aviation. Recognize the nature of labor-management relations in the nonunion company and the public sector.
5. Explain the collective bargaining process and conflict resolution.
6. Demonstrate how labor-management relations and collective bargaining procedures can exemplify the attributes of aviation professionalism for both union and management.
7. Recognize the nature of labor-management conflict and describe the methods of impasse resolution.
8. Recognize the nature of labor-management relations and problem-solving procedures in the nonunion company and the public sector.
9. Explain the process of administering the collective bargaining agreement and grievance procedures.
10. Discuss the future of labor-management relations.