Union Organization And Management's Role Research Paper

Length: 2 pages Sources: 2 Subject: Careers Type: Research Paper Paper: #72626275 Related Topics: Negotiation And Conflict Management, Unethical Practice, Workplace Conflict, Stress Management
Excerpt from Research Paper :

¶ … roles would suit you best and why?

Of all the listed roles, I think that monitoring union election outcomes would suit my personality best. This role requires a strong sense of ethics and impartiality. Rather than being an advocate for a single candidate this role requires the monitor to ensure that everyone is playing by the rules regardless of his or her position. If elections are not perceived as fair, people will lose confidence in the process. Also, free and fair elections are more likely to ensure that support is retained for the union, even in the face of declining union membership. Some unions have had a history of questionable ethics and bias, and continuing to uphold high standards ensures that people still believe in the value of labor unions and the fact that labor unions genuinely represent their interests. I tend to prefer not to be engaged in


enter the fray of personal bickering. I do not mind engaging in conciliation and compromise but usually I find that retaining a strong sense of the rules and principles of the organization rather than bending them is the best way to ensure a fair result.

Q2. Read the GMFC case on and state your answer to the question: Consider how you would respond to potentially untruthful campaign literature. How will you deal with Dave Neumeier if he starts to encourage employees to unionize?

Responding to potentially untruthful campaign literature must be done in a relatively non-confrontational fashion. Rather than attacking the disseminators of the literature personally, it is essential to rebut all allegations based upon facts vs. personal aspersions. If a workplace genuinely does not want its employees to unionize, rather than actively suppressing the union and the organizers, it is best to enter into a dialogue with workers in an active and meaningful fashion. If workers feel that managers actually care about what they have to say and think they are less likely to feel as if they need formal union membership.


If you have a union organizer role, develop a strategy for organizing this plant. Consider such things as the authorization card campaign, contacts with employees, campaign literature, comparisons you want employees to make, bargaining-unit determination, coping with delays, and potential ULP charges.

"When a union presents authorization cards to an employer,…

Sources Used in Documents:


Union authorization cards. (2012). SHRM. Retrieved from:


Cite this Document:

"Union Organization And Management's Role" (2015, August 08) Retrieved August 14, 2022, from

"Union Organization And Management's Role" 08 August 2015. Web.14 August. 2022. <

"Union Organization And Management's Role", 08 August 2015, Accessed.14 August. 2022,

Related Documents
How Unions and Management Can Get Along More Effectively
Words: 639 Length: 2 Pages Topic: Mythology - Religion Paper #: 84358055

Unions and Collective Bargaining Employees join labor unions because the union represents the rights of the employee in the bargaining process with the company. This can be helpful as there can be a lot of subtle nuances within a contract that only an experienced representative would understand. Another reason employees join labor unions is to have solidarity with other employees, which allows them to exercise grievances more effectively. A union is

Inter-Parliamentary Union and Its Role
Words: 16130 Length: 59 Pages Topic: Government Paper #: 43330627

8). Likewise, the Institute of Agriculture required a quorum of two-thirds of its members for voting purposes and for the balancing of votes according to the size of the budgetary contributions (Bowett, 1970). While this analysis of these early forms of public international unions is not complete, it does suggest that they were beginning to identify the wide range of interests involved in modern international commerce and what was required

Issues in Union Organization Campaigns
Words: 1396 Length: 4 Pages Topic: Business - Human Resources Paper #: 77340267

Employers' Role During Union Organization Campaigns Union organizing has become a major issue in today's working environment because of increased efforts by workers to promote suitable conditions in the workplace and obtain compensation that suits their contributions to the organization. Even though the number of unionized employees or membership of labor unions has declined significantly in the past few years, unionization is still an important component of today's labor force. As

Role of Management in an Organization the
Words: 2185 Length: 7 Pages Topic: Business - Management Paper #: 22363501

Role of Management in an Organization The management and unions are two important entities within an organization. For decades, these two entities have assumed an adversarial role towards one another. In some cases, unions believe that organizations do not compensate its employees fairly, or the working conditions are not favorable and secure. On the other hand, the managements sometimes feel that unions interfere with the decisions of management and impede on

Organizational Review of European Union
Words: 1306 Length: 5 Pages Topic: Business - Management Paper #: 79962429

A reduction in farm subsidies is stated to be necessary in order to improve access to market along with Common Agricultural Policy reforms, which should be "de-linked from production." Finally, stated as a requirement is that of a commitment for a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, which may be achieved "through market mechanisms..." (OECD, 2007) the OECD additionally states that structural reforms are required in addressing the challenges that

Organizational Behavior the Columbia Space
Words: 1971 Length: 7 Pages Topic: Business - Management Paper #: 45448033

The final form of the proposed course of action is as follows: 1. Employees would be offered training programs in order to increase their confidence in the institution - these trainings would first be offered to administrative staff, namely managers, who would then be able to better supervise the NASA operations, identify and propose solutions to the encountered limitations. The programs would also prepare employees for the changes that are