Employment Issues, Employment Relations, and Employment Relations Strategies

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Employment Issues Terms and Conditions of Employment/Enterprise Bargaining Employment terms are typically individual between employers and employees, however collective bargaining can lead to collective contracts Enterprise bargaining consists of bargaining with all employees at a given organization, or all employees of a certain occupation or type in that organization, in one large contract binding on both employer and employees Productivity Gains and increased Wages There is often a basic assumption that productivity will increase when wages increase, as employees will be more motivated to work faster/harder While this is true up to an extent, research has shown that increased compensation is only a motivating factor up to a certain point, and then it loses effect Employees need more than money to motivate them Probation and Under-Performance Compensation and other benefits can be seen as positive motivating factors, but there are also negative motivating factors that can increase performance Probation and other sanctions in response to under-performance have been shown to be effective in correcting specific behaviors or performance problems Probation and other sanctions are not effective at creating long-term productivity gains Employment Relations Employment relations can cover a broad range of specific issues and features of any organization with employees relevant to establishing and maintaining positive employer/employee relationship The overall
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