4 5 pg paper collective bargaining agreement

Week 5 – Assignment

Collective Bargaining Agreement

[WLOs: 2, 3] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3]

Collective bargaining is a process in which negotiations between employers and a group of employees occur and are aimed at reaching agreements to regulate employment/working conditions. Typically, the interests of the employees are representatives of a trade union to which the employees belong.

For this assignment, you will take on the role of an employee union representative tasked to draft a CBA based on the initial negotiation with the employer, who is an athletic organization.

  • Evaluate what (if any) issues should be permissive versus mandatory within a CBA. Compare and contrast why the said issues should be permissive versus mandatory.
  • Explain whether public employees should have a right to organize and strike. Provide a rationale for your statements.

Assume that the current CBA is set to expire in six months. Based on your research,

  • Analyze key issues that should be included in the new CBA.
  • Construct terms for each mandatory subject of bargaining (i.e., hours, wages, terms, and conditions of employment).
  • Design a grievance procedure and policy within the CBA for each party to follow if disputes arise under the CBA.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least four scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
    • The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.

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