Explain why unions often place a priority on seniority in personnel decisions, whereas employers tend to emphasize credentials and the ability to perform the job.

Use these references to answer the following:

http://www.uscg.mil/civilianhr/er_lr/admingrieve.asp

http://www.fedsmith.com/2008/07/08/why-do-employees-file-discrimination-complaints/

http://works.bepress.com/alexander_colvin/29/

http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/arbitration

#1

Explain why unions often place a priority on seniority in personnel decisions, whereas employers tend to emphasize credentials and the ability to perform the job.

Based on your own experience with work-performance appraisals conducted by managers, how confident are you that managers can effectively judge legitimate differences in performance between two or more employees?

Please use a minimum of at least one other source

Discussion #2

Proactive resolution of workplace issues benefits both the employee and management. Explain how the use of a grievance procedure may assist resolution of conflict.

As a manager, do you believe grievance timelines and a sequential step process are important in grievance resolution? Why or why not?

Use one other source