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Industrial Relations (IR)

College of Business Administration

IR 361 Labor Problems (3) Problems and economics of labor; history, structure, government, activities of trade unions. DS

IR 463 Negotiation and Workplace Dispute Resolution (3) Theory and practice in negotiating; design and operation of different kinds of workplace dispute resolution (such as mediation, arbitration, and various alternatives); features exercises on bargaining and negotiation and advocacy and decision skills. Pre: 361 or consent. Spring only.

IR 465 Labor and Social Legislation (3) Evolution, interpretation, and application of labor and social welfare legislation with special emphasis on impact of labor-management relations. Pre: 361.

IR 467 Labor-Management Relations/Public Sector (3) Review and analysis of basic factors that distinguish private from public employment relations; examination of the development of recent legislation and programs at the federal, state, and municipal levels. Specific consideration given to current problems on the Mainland and Hawai‘i. Pre: 361 or consent.

IR 469 Labor Problems in Asia (3) Survey and comparison of labor markets, economic development, and the role of trade unions in developing countries with particular reference to Asia and the Pacific. Pre: 361. DS

IR 665 Labor Relations (3) Critical evaluation of theories and models of trade unionism and labor relations; evolution and contributions to social sciences.

IR 666 International Collective Bargaining (3)

IR 667 International Collective Bargaining (3) Expanded and comparative analysis of wage determination systems through collective bargaining in selected developed and underdeveloped countries—the impact of industrialization and international trade on wage-setting.