This course will address the relationship between the employer and employee. It will consider the employment relationship in both non-union and unionized contexts and impacts on business management, operations, and development. The course will include discussion of the nature of the employment contract, employment-at-will, disciplinary processes, performance management, collective bargaining processes, legal frameworks, parties to collective bargaining, union structure and administration, union organizing, bargaining issues, grievances and arbitration, and differentiation between the private and public sector. Case studies and case law will illustrate principles of operation.