Edward D. Kommers
Introduction to construction labor topics, including labor-management organization, legislation, and regulation, collective bargaining, and job site administration. Offered: W.
Introduction to construction labor relations topics including the culture of organized labor, contractor management/employer roles and obligations, labor laws, construction trades collective bargaining, and dispute resolution for labor matters in the construction industry.
Student learning goals
„X Describe the collective bargaining process
„X Understand the issues regarding labor and organized labor on a construction project
„X Describe the procedures used for dispute resolution with organized labor on construction projects
„X Become familiar with the elements of a collective bargaining agreement in the construction industry
„X Understand how to handle strikes, work stoppages and slowdowns on construction projects
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading