Week 3: Periodic Elections Discussion
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Response to the following questions:
Should unionized workplaces be required to hold periodic recertification elections to ensure that workers want to continue to be represented by their union? Why or why not?
Should non-unionized workplaces be required to have periodic elections to ensure that workers wish to remain non-union? Why or why not?
Post an initial post to the discussion prompt by 11:59PM on Thursday of this week. Your Initial post must be at least 250 words, demonstrate course-related knowledge, and include at least 3 sources with appropriate citations and references. Post at least two reply posts to colleagues by 11:59 pm on Saturday of this week. Reply posts must be substantive and provide relevant discussion linked to the weekly course topics.
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Budd, J.S. (2021). Labor Relations: Striking a Balance (6th ed.).
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