Labor relations and competitive bargaining


Prepare an essay response at least one page in length that answers the following questions:

  • What is the European Union’s Social Charter?
  • Why is it important for U.S. firms dealing with European unions to be aware of this?


Prepare an essay response of at least one page in length that addresses the following items:

  • What factors distinguish the labor relations system in the public sector from that in the private sector?
  • Propose a public-sector labor relations system for the employees of the city government.
    • What would it borrow from the private sector?
    • What would it not be able to borrow? Why?
    • How would you modify your system to account for specific aspects of city government? Why?

References should be Five years old of less.