Industrial Relations Conflict

Dani O'Rourke
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Leaving Certificate Business Studies (Industrial Relations Conflict) Mind Map on Industrial Relations Conflict, created by Dani O'Rourke on 11/20/2013.

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Dani O'Rourke
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Industrial Relations Conflict
1 Causes
1.1 Poor communication
1.2 Low pay
1.3 Demarcation issues
1.4 Unfair dismissals
1.5 Discrimination
2 Pay Claims
2.1 Comparability claims

Annotations:

  • when workers in one firm receive a pay rise, works doing similar work in another firm seek a similar increase
2.2 Relativity claims

Annotations:

  • when workers doing different types of work require a wage increase in order to restore the pay relationship which previously existed with a specified category of worker
2.3 Productivity claim

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  • when workers feel that their workload has increased w/o adequate compensation, they may seek a pay rise for being more productive
2.4 Cost of living claim

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  • workers may seek a pay rise when the price of goods & services increases from one year to the next - inflation
3 Employment Equality Act 1998-2004
3.1 Discrimination

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  • Discrimination: the treatment of one person in a less favourable way than another is, has been or would be treated, b/c of... ...gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, disability, race, traveller.
3.2 Harassment

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  • harassment: any act or conduct which is unwelcome and offensive, humiliating or intimidating on a discriminatory ground, incl. spoke, gestures, written materials, pictures. 
3.3 Equal Pay

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  • Equal Pay: all contracts must contain an equal pay clause - all employees are entitled to the same pay for like work, similar work, work of equal value
3.4 Redress under this Act
3.4.1 Complain
3.4.2 Labour Relations Comission
4 Legislative ways
4.1 Industrial Relations Act 1990
4.1.1 Legitimate Trade Dispute (Industrial action can take place)
4.1.1.1 Primary picketing
4.1.1.2 Secondary picketing
4.1.1.3 Secret ballot
4.1.2 Illegal Trade Dispute (no industrial action allowed)
4.2 Labour Relations Commission
4.2.1 Concilliation service
4.3 Unfair Dismissals Act 1993
4.3.1 Protects workers
4.3.2 Fair dismissal:- unqualified, incapable, misconduct, redundancies, incompetent
4.3.3 Unfair dismissal:- pregnancy, union, beliefs, race, suing boss
4.3.4 Redress: Reinstatement, Re-engagement, Compensation
4.4 Industrial Action
4.4.1 Official Strike (secret ballot, week notice)
4.4.2 Unofficial strike (no proper procedures)
4.5 Labour Court
4.5.1 Recommendations, not binding
4.5.2 Arbitration Service
4.5.3 Investigates issues
4.5.4 lrc.ie
4.5.5 Provides rights comissioner
4.5.6 Research
5 Non Legislative ways
5.1 Negotiation
5.2 Concilliation
5.3 Arbitration

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