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Dr. Richard W. Scholl
36 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881

p. 401.874.4347
f. 401.874.2954

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Readings: Articles

Readings: Cases

Readings: WebNotes


HR Strategy Assignment

Research Assignment

Personality Assignment

Labor Relations Exam

Team Case Assignment

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John J. Turano, Esq.

Attorney at Law
7 Iroquois Ave
Westerly, RI 02891

Home: 401-348-8975
Cell: 401-932-0493

Richard W. Scholl, Ph.D.

Director, Schmidt Labor Research Center
36 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881

Office: 401-874-4347

Ballentine Hall- Room 114

Course Description
Introduction to labor relations and human resources, including employment practices in unionized and non-union organizations; also issues related to data sources and research methodology. (Lec. 3)

LRS 500 and MBA 571 are two course numbers for the same course: Labor Relations and Human Resources. It is a required course in the MS in Labor Relations and Human Resources curriculum. It can also be used as an elective in many professional master's degree programs such as the MBA, The MPA program and the MS in Nursing program.

Students enrolled in LRS 500/MBA 571 can access all of the course resources by logging on the their URI Sakai workspace.

Text: Fossum, John A. 2012. Labor Relations: Development, Structure, Process. New York: McGraw Hill/Irwin. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-802915-8.

Other class readings can be accessed from the syllabus page on the course Sakai website.