3.Be sure to include the following in your research brief: a.Should teachers at faith-based schools and professors at faith-based universities engage in collective bargaining? Why or why not? b.Should faith-based schools continue to have the right to hire based on certain bona fide occupational qualifications (BFOQ)? c.Should faith-based schools have the right to determine what benefits they offer their employees under their healthcare plan? d.A brief summary of each outside reference including what it has to say about the topic of labor-management relations in faith-based organizations. 4.Use appropriate section headings to organize your brief. 5.Your research brief should be 600-800 words and include a title page and reference page. The paper must use APA 6th edition formatting. 6.You must use, at a minimum, your textbook and two references from professional and/or peer reviewed journals for a total of three references. Note that non-professional/non-peer reviewed references will not count toward the reference requirement. To assist you in locating academic references the Campus Library Services at IWU provides access to an extensive academic library during your degree program. You can access online library resources or contact an OCLS librarian via the OCLS web site: http://www2.indwes.edu/ocls. Also, see OCLS available database resources at http://www2.indwes.edu/business_databases_handout.pdf.
Explanation & Answer
Running head: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
Religious Organizations and Collective Bargaining
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The Right to engage in collective bargaining
Everyone is entitled to rights and privileges that ensure freedom to keep them
comfortable with what they do and how they live. This is as long as they do not infringe on the
rights of others. The law and constitution tend to protect these rights and takes action whenever
one has a problem. Even so, there are times when disagreements arise and an interpretation on
the law will go a long way in ensuring disputes are properly settled. The workplace in a common
place for challenges to arise and employees tend to have the need of their interests represented.
Teachers at faith-based schools and professors at faith-based universities are not different and
will need negotiation with management to have better conditions of working. This is whenever
they feel infringed upon. In addition, it is also a provision of law through the National Labor
Relations Act (NLRA) that all employees have the right to be involved in collective bargaining
(Brady, 2004). In that case, they deserve the right to engage in collective bargaining.
Bona fide occupational qualifications (BFOQ) in faith-based schools
It is worth noting that faith-based schools operate on certain beliefs that they hold dear to
them. They operate in conditions that will ensure that their priorities and privileges are respected.
This is why there is always the need to continue employing the bona fide occupational
qualifications (BFOQ) when getting people who will work for them. To avoid being considered
as discrimination, it should be laid out clearly in the policy of the organization. Employees
should always have access to the policies before employment so that they are aware of what is
expected of them and agree to the terms. It is with the...