Review the major laws affecting labor-management relations in the textbook. Based on your review, what are the pros and cons of labor unions for employees?
What are the pros and cons for employers?
Read the “Why We Hate HR” article located in the DeVry Online Library (instructions for access to the article are in Doc Sharing). In the article, Keith Hammond raises a number of criticisms of human resource departments and human resource professionals.
What are your thoughts on the points raised by Hammond? Is this article a fair evaluation of the state of HR in contemporary organizations?
Why or why not? Defend your position.