Employee Relations Managment

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Project TitleEmplyee Relations Managment (EMR)ObjectivesThis unit familiarises you with the concepts of ERM. After studying this unit, you will be able to: • Define ERM. • Explain the importance of ERM in an organisation • Describe the features of an ERM tool • Describe in detail the core issues addressed by ERM. ERM is all about management of relationship with employees in an organisation. It involves providing required training to employees, maintaining clear communication, ensuring timely redressal of grievances and providing them with a career growth path.ERM is a process that develops and maintains employee relations, ensures employee satisfaction, increases productivity and improves employee morale. ERM enables employees to do their job…show more content…
An employment relationship problem includes personal grievances, disputes, and any other problem which may arise in an employment relationship. It an include disputes between: =employer and employee, employees =a union and its members =unions in the workplace =a union and an employer =an employer and other employers involved in multi-employer bargaining. Examples of problems include situations where a party believes there to be: = an unjustified dismissal =a situation where actions such as warnings or demotions maybe unjustified claims of harassment and discrimination =differences over the meaning of employment agreements restructuring and redundancy issues. The Employment Relations Act requires that: every employment agreement includes a process for dealing with problems the employment agreement is in writing. A sample process for dealing with problems is in Appendix B. While it may sound fairly simple that there is a business problem that needs to be solved, in reality it is not so. This is because business problems have various dimensions and people tend to interpret some of these dimensions…show more content…
Legal issues such as workplace harassment, discrimination and equal opportunity are among the employee relations issues employers must face. Employers are obligated to investigate harassment and discrimination allegations in the workplace and provide a possible remedy to the situation. Employers also must reasonably accommodate workers who require modification of job duties because of disability or pregnancy. The laws that govern the legal aspects of employee relations issues include but are not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act MethodologyMaintaining healthy employee relations in an organization is a pre-requisite for organizational success. Strong employee relations are required for high productivity and human satisfaction. Employee relations generally deal with avoiding and resolving issues concerning individuals which might arise out of or influence the work scenario. Strong employee relation depends upon healthy and safe work environment, cent percent involvement and commitment of all employees, incentives for employee motivation, and effective communication system in the
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