LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW OBJECTIVES

.LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW

180 HOURS

7.01     Introduction

This module unit is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to perform the industrial relations functions in an organization

7.02     General Objectives

By the end of this module unit, the trainee should be able to:

  1. Appreciate the role of labour and Industrial relations in an organization
  2. Understand the role played by various parties in labour and industrial relations
  3. Understand the role played by collective bargaining in labour and industrial relations
  4. Understand the machinery for the resolution of industrial disputes

 

CODE SUB-MODULE UNITS CONTENT THEORY (HOURS) PRACTICE

(HOURS)

TOTAL HOURS
17.3.1 INTRODUCTION TO  LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL REALTIONS ·       Concept of labour and industrial relations

·       Importance of labour and industrial relations

·       Factors that contribute to good labour and industrial relations

11 7 18
17.1.2 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ·       Development of labour and industrial relations in Kenya

·       Reasons for the development of labour and industrial relations

·       Impacts of the development of labour and industrial relations in Kenya

·       Challenges experienced during the development of labour and industrial relations

14 10 24
17.3.3 GRIEVANCES AND DISPUTES ·       Meaning of Human Resource policy

·       Importance of Human Resource policies.

·       Areas covered by Human Resources policies

11 7 18
17.3.5 GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT IN LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ·       Reasons for Government involvement in labour and industrial relations

·       Role of the ministry of labour

·       Operations of the industrial court

17 11 28
17.3.6 ROLE OF THE EMPLOYER IN LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ·       Meaning of employer

·       Obligations of the employer in labour and industrial relations

·       Role of federation of Kenya Employers in labour and industrial relations

11 7 18
17.3.7 ROLE OF THE EMPLOYEE IN LABOUR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ·       Meaning of an employee

·       Obligations of an employee in labour and industrial relations

·       Meaning of trade union

·       Role of trade unions in labour and industrial relations

·       Role of COTU in labour and industrial relations

·       Role of ILO in labour and industrial relations

17 11 28
17.3.8 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ·       Meaning of collective bargaining

·       Importance of collective bargaining

·       Principles of collective bargaining

·       Parties to collective bargaining

·       Procedure for negotiation

14 10 24
17.3.9 JOINT CONSULTATION ·       Meaning of joint consultation

·       The need for joint consultation

·       Principles of joint consultation

·       Steps necessary for successful joint consultation

13 9 22

 

 

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