This chapter covers the important topics of employee rights, employee responsibilities, and workplace safety. These three topics are key to maintaining a productive workforce and normally are the responsibility of an employee relations specialist. In this chapter, we cover the role of employee relations specialists, their options for employee discipline, and the statutory rights afforded all employees in an organization.
After completing this chapter, the student should be able to
1. Understand the importance of communication in employee relations.
2. Understand and define the value of employee feedback and assistance programs.
3. Identify and understand the statutory rights of ...