Running Head: CURRENT HR TRENDS
August 1, 2011
The current HR trends will be analyzed to determine the impact on labor unions as a result of outsourcing. The trends in union membership, the growth in union membership, the process for organizing a labor union to enter a nonunion company, the impact the current legal environment has on labor unions and companies, the labor movement and the affect of outsourcing, the services HR is outsourcing will be evaluated and the effect HR outsourcing has on organized labor in companies will also be evaluated.
Current HR Trends
Organized labor has lost many jobs to the practice of outsourcing. A large percentage of these jobs are the manufacturing positions that helped fuel the labor movement and build a middle-class in America (Money). In response to outsourcing, the current HR trends will be analyzed to determine the impact on labor unions. The trends in union membership will be evaluated. The growth in union membership will be examined. The process for organizing a labor union to enter a nonunion company will be reviewed. The impact the current legal environment has on labor unions and companies will be discussed. The labor movement and the affect of outsourcing will be presented. The services HR is outsourcing will be evaluated. The effect HR outsourcing has on organized labor in companies will also be reviewed with regard to labor unions.
Current Trends in Union Membership- Linda
Current Growth in Union Membership- Linda
Organizing Process for a Labor Union- Ash-Leah
Current Legal Environment- Ash-Leah
Affecting Outsourcing in the Labor Movement- Michelle
Labors decline in power is caused primarily by outsourcing. Labor groups are upset about job losses, and say U.S. companies are hiring workers in foreign countries in part because employment laws are often looser abroad. According to Armour (2004), employees working in foreign countries for U.S. Companies...
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