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Industrial and Labor Relations
Director: John Heywood BOL 842 229-4310
Assistant Director: Susan Donohue Davies BOL 842 229-4310

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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IND REL-701: Industrial and Labor Relations (3 units; G )

Industrial relations systems, unions and management as institutions, work place as a socio-economic unit, labor market analysis, human resource management and collective bargaining.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 45120 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 09/08-12/11 Gibson, Jessica BOL B64  

IND REL-712: Employment Law (3 units; G )

Introduction to federal laws and regulations covering such topics as wage standards, unemployment compensation, osha, alien employment, social security, employee safety and prohibited discrimination.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 46236 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 09/02-12/11 Levy, Alan BOL B92  

IND REL-715: Alternative Dispute Resolution (3 units; G )

Examination of the processes for dispute resolution (particularly processes involving third parties); their utility and application in union, non-union and non-workplace settings.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st & Econ 753(P), or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 47413 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 09/02-12/11   BOL B80  

IND REL-720: Economics of Personnel (3 units; G )

Use of various economic models to examine personnel practices.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Econ 103(P) or equiv.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52904 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 09/02-12/11 Kroeger, Sarah BOL B64  
Class meets in BOL 812B
Consent required to audit.

IND REL-801: Research Project in Industrial and Labor Relations (3 units; G )

Work with a faculty advisor on the development and preparation of a research project on a current industrial relations issue.

Notes:
Prereq: completion of 24 cr in MHRLR Prog; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 34131 - 09/02-12/11 Bender, Keith TBA  
    3 IND 002 34132 - 09/02-12/11 Burrell, Nancy TBA  
    3 IND 003 34133 - 09/02-12/11 Davies, Susan TBA  
    3 IND 004 34134 - 09/02-12/11 Heywood, John TBA  
    3 IND 005 34135 - 09/02-12/11 Levy, Alan TBA  

IND REL-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 34136 - 09/02-12/11 Heywood, John TBA  

IND REL-921: Internship in Industrial Relations (1 - 6 units; G )

An internship with a company, union or a governmental agency in the field of human resources and labor relations. Project paper required.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; 8 cr in MHRLR Prog completed.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 43337 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  

IND REL-999: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Supervised investigation of a particular topic area either not covered by other industrial relations courses or a level of sophistication beyond that in other courses.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 34137 - 09/02-12/11 Bender, Keith TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 34138 - 09/02-12/11 Burrell, Nancy TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 34139 - 09/02-12/11 Davies, Susan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 34140 - 09/02-12/11 Heywood, John TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 34141 - 09/02-12/11 Levy, Alan TBA