Employment Relations addresses the complex relationships between people, employers, unions, governments and the law.
Management of Human Resources
Developing and implementing efficient and fair management practices that support positive relations and bring out the best in employees, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, compensation, diversity and inclusion, and health and safety.
Understanding and applying laws that govern employee rights and behavior, including freedom of association, human rights, and pay equity.
Designing government policies that regulate the relationship between management and unions, and that set workplace labour standards.
Paying attention to economic factors that affect management and unions, including markets, the supply of labour, and investments in education and training.
Negotiating and administering the collective agreements that set out the terms and conditions of employment of unionized workers.