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Edward D. Kommers
CM 433
Seattle Campus

Construction Labor Relations

Introduction to construction labor topics, including labor-management organization, legislation, and regulation, collective bargaining, and job site administration. Offered: W.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Edward D. Kommers
Date: 10/31/2010