Learn how to structure your organisational processes and policies for effective management of negotiation and sanction from employee representative bodies and forums. When major decisions are proposed and might impact negatively on employees, third-party representation helps protect employee rights and creates the conditions for reaching a fair outcome.
- Within organizations, decisions are proposed … that might negatively impact employees. … And in these situations, third-party representation helps. … This key aspect of employee relations is known … as collective bargaining, … and it helps protect employee rights … and create conditions for reaching fair results. … As an HR professional, … this is something you probably won't interact with … on a daily basis, but it's beneficial to know … for when you are engaged in it. … So let me walk you through some of the basics … of collective bargaining. … A union or connected group of employees come together … to represent their colleagues … in things that impact the entire workforce … or maybe a specific group within it. … They create a negotiating body … that seeks the fairest outcome … in situations like pay and better working conditions. … Formalized union representation has been … with us since the middle of the Industrial Revolution. … We often hear about unions in one area, … strikes or the withdrawal of labor. …
Note: This course is the first in a LinkedIn Learning series aligned with the “People Practice” core knowledge area of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).