Employee and Labor Relations – Understanding Boycotts

Unions, primary boycotts, secondary boycotts and the Taft Hartley Act are just a few of the topics you need to know to pass the PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Certification Exams. This blog and video is an excerpt taken from Elga Lejarza-Penn’s 6-Week Evening Online PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP Exam Prep Boot Camp, that discusses these topics.

2-Day Labor Relations and Employee Engagement Certificate Program

2-Day Labor Relations & Employee Engagement Certificate Program

With a new administration in office, there has been a dramatic change in the federal Labor Relations sector. The New Executive Order on Worker Organizing and Empowerment has brought focus on encouraging and incentivizing unionization and collective bargaining. Changes in the makeup of the NLRB and the EEOC, as well as a reinvigorated OSHA have dramatically increased the importance of these agencies for US businesses. Employee relations should not be contentious. The second half of this course is focused on Employee Engagement the creation and maintenance of an enterprise consisting of happy and motivated people working in a diverse and innovative workplace, developing products that you and your community truly believe in. Being a part of a team in which goals are met and careers grow. Watching profits create new opportunities for you and your family. A workplace where everyone is engaged.

Constructive Discharge occurs when an employee resigns as a result of the employer creating a hostile work environment. Since the resignation was not truly voluntary, it is, in effect, a termination. For example, when an employer places extraordinary and unreasonable work demands on an employee to obtain their resignation, this can constitute a constructive dismissal.