Department of Industrial Relations

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

BACHELOR (LICENSE) EN

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (B.A.)

OBJECTIVE

This program provides both theoretical and practical multidisciplinary training on four major fields of industrial relations. Your training will be enriched by concepts related to collective bargaining, compensation management, health at work and public policy. You will become an expert in social relations between collective actors (employers, unions, state) in the world of work and employment.

Abilities

Having the facility for conciliation, negotiation, and for problem solving and conflict. It is important to advance loving advise and make decisions. Prefer autonomy, versatility and mobility to the routine. Pragmatism, a great critical sense and good resistance to stress.

Opportunity

The main functions assigned to those working in industrial relations areas are: human resource planning, staffing, evaluation, compensation, benefits management, employment equity, workplace training, the work organization, management, advice and recommendations on policies and procedures concerning working conditions, performance management, representation in court, the application of public policies in the labor market and vocational training , the management of health and safety at work, social security, union representation, negotiation, administration of collective agreements and grievance arbitration.

Professions

Staffing Officer and Human Resources

Conciliator labor relations (union or employer)

Industrial Relations Adviser, organizational development, human resources and occupational health and safety

Union Advisor

Human Resources Director

Employer or Union Representative Labor Relations


Employers

Professional Affiliations

Cabinets management consulting

Human Resources selection Companies

Large enterprises and SMEs

Ministries and public and parapublic organizations

Employment assistance organizations

Labour Organizations


Opening senior programs

Bachelor’s Degree – This leads to graduate studies in industrial relations as well as in other related disciplines.

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

All requirements must be met when undertaking the program.

The applicant must meet the following conditions:

Be 18 years or older.

Hold a high school diploma (Bac II) or its equivalent.

Having left school early.

Applicants presenting a combination of education and relevant experience deemed equivalent to that required of the holder applicant may be eligible as a result of the analysis of the file.

The program is limited enrollment, the number of places is very limited.

Selection criteria

The application is analyzed on the basis of the quality of academic record.

Laptop

In undertaking its program, the student must acquire, from the first session, a portable computer equipped with a number of software, allowing the applicant to undertake the course of his research. Proficiency in basic computer functions and common software is essential. Introductory courses to specialized software are offered outside the program.

Knowledge of French

The student admitted to the industrial relations department must comply with the provisions relating to the implementation of the policy on the use of French at the University GOC

Non-francophone candidate

The candidate whose language of instruction in primary and secondary education is not the French must demonstrate a minimum level of knowledge of the French language. His skills in written French will be assessed on arrival and, where applicable, a patch French courses could be added to its journey.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Bachelor (Licence) in Industrial Relations (BA)

*This page presents the official version of the program. The University G.O.C. reserves the right to change the content without notice.

RLT – Industrial relations

RLT1000                Industrial Relations Foundations

RLT1001                Unionism

RLT1002                Environment and functions of the organization

RLT1003                Work and Organizational Structure

RLT1004                I Methodology applied to industrial relationships

I RLT1005              Labour law

RLT1006                Human Resource Management Practices

RLT1007                Methodology applied to industrial relationships II

RLT1100                Special Topics

RLT1101                Excellence contest in industrial relations

RLT1700                administrative and human aspects of management

RLT1701                Legal aspects of labor

RLT1900                Reports of the Working Group

RLT1901                Collective bargaining

RLT1902                Collective Agreement

RLT1903                Adjudication

RLT1904                Workplace discrimination

RLT1905                Modern Conflict Management

RLT1906                management of health and safety record in the company

RLT1907                Problem solving and creativity

RLT1908                Unionism

RLT1909                trade union practices

RLT1910                Labour relations: public sector and public services

RLT1911                Labour relations: Construction Industry

RLT1912                Integration of labor relations knowledge

RLT1913                Contemporary Issues in Labor Relations

RLT2000                Labour Law II

RLT2001                Strategic Human Resource Management

RLT2002                Health and Safety

RLT2003                Collective bargaining

RLT2004                Changes in work and organizations

RLT2100                Social Psychology of interpersonal relations

RLT2101                Psychosocial aspects of occupational health

RLT3000                Collective Agreement

RLT3001                Production, innovation and human resources

RLT3002                Integration industrial relations knowledge

RLT3003                Globalization and Industrial Relations

RLT3100                Grievance Arbitration

RLT3101                Employment Equity

RLT3102                trade union practices

RLT3103                Labour relations: public sector and public services

RLT3104                Labour relations: Quebec construction industry

RLT3105                Reports collective work: Practical aspects

RLT3200                financial aspects of the business and industrial relations

RLT3201                Culture and Organization

RLT3202                Staffing Staff

RLT3203                Job Evaluation and Pay Equity

RLT3204                Corporate Training

RLT3205                Managing Organizational Change and HR

RLT3206                International Human Resource Management

(90 credits)

Industrial Relations-81 CREDITS

RLT-1000: Industrial Relations Foundations (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to present an overview of the industrial relations field and the various aspects under which it can be studied. After a study of the nature of industrial relations and their development, exposed that the system by means of labor relations with all its components. In addition, this course presents the main sources of citation in industrial relations

RLT-1001: Unionism (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to bring the student to grasp the complex phenomenon of the union, to take him to a systematic reflection on the nature of trade unionism, its modes and levels of action and the questions that unionism must answer. It presents the concepts and terminology applicable to this area, examines the evolution of the labor movement and discusses topics related to the labor movement today, while establishing some international comparisons.

RLT-1002: Environment and functions of the organization (3 credits)

Description

This course familiarizes the student with organizational management and complexity of the discipline. Specifically, it leads him to understand the dynamic nature of the management process and the impact of environmental factors on their practice; to discover the links between the different functions of the organization and management of the four classical precepts (planning, organization, management, control); and distinguish the different schools of thought and different discourse in science management. Finally, it provides an overview of current issues and management challenges.

RLT-1003: Work and Organizational Structure (3 credits)

Description

By using mainly sociology, this course introduces students to the basic concepts related to work and organizations. It presents theoretical approaches and empirical knowledge about the evolution of work and functioning of the organizations and the relationship between the person and his work. It emphasizes the social relations at work and in organizations, by focusing particularly on the employment relationship, the power relations and actors games. It also addresses the structural dimension of work and organizations by studying the various forms they experienced, including the Taylorism and bureaucracy, not to mention the impact of technological change on these forms of organization. Finally, it describes the effects of certain working conditions on the well-being and health of people who experience them.

RLT-1004: Methodology applied to industrial relations I (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students with the main concepts and steps specific to quantitative and qualitative research methods in industrial relations: problems, development of a quote, data collection, data analysis (general overview) and interpretation. At the end of the course, students are able to produce a study project quote from a question asked by an organization.

ECN-1902: Economic and Labour Market I (3 credits)

Description

This course consists of an introduction to the economic analysis of the main themes relating to employment, conducted at both the microeconomic and macroeconomic level. Its objectives are, first, to introduce students to key concepts in economics and raise awareness of the diversity of theoretical approaches in this field, secondly, to provide them with a basic knowledge of facts about the market Labour and third, to stimulate a reflection on the contribution of economic analysis to the understanding of contemporary economic phenomena and the formation of public policy.

PSY-1902: Psychology and Work (3 credits)

Description

Application-to-work data from the psycho research. Getting to the psychological nature of the work and psychological factors that influence the behavior of workers and interpersonal relationships in organizations.

RLT-1005: Labour Law I (3 credits)

Description

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the basic legal aspects of the work which does not concern the organization of collective labor relations. The studied topics are the introduction to the law, the constitutional division, the individual contract of employment and the state labor regulations.

RLT-1006: Human Resource Management Practices (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to identify and describe the main human resource management practices, as well as the structural environment that supports them. Specifically, this course aims to give an overview of the main features of structuring a management human resources, workforce planning, staffing, evaluation of performance, training and remuneration.

RLT-1007: Methodology applied to industrial relations II (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students with the techniques of statistical analysis for the study of relationships between variables. It comprises three parts: conceptualization and operationalization of variables, current studies of the main parameters and measures of association in industrial relations, hypothesis testing on parameters and measures of association. At the end of the course, students are able to process data, test hypotheses, to understand and critically analyze scientific publications containing statistical results.

ECN-2902: Economic and Labour Market II (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to analyze the functioning of the various labor markets according to a microeconomic approach and the choice between individual action and collective action on labor markets. Its objectives are, first, to understand the neoclassical and institutionalist model of the labor market, secondly, to present applications of these models to the analysis of certain phenomena observed in the labor market and, third, to raise reflection on the criteria of validity of scientific theories.

RLT-2000: Labour Law II (3 credits)

Description

The collective labor relations. I: general scheme. Qualification of the parties. Measures to protect freedom of association. Description of bargaining units. Application for certification. Powers and duties of the agencies. Conciliation, mediation, arbitration of disputes, strike, lockout, collective agreement, arbitration of grievances. Criminal complaints. II: emergency regimes: notions, techniques, mechanisms.

RLT-2001: Strategic Human Resource Management (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to present and analyze the most strategic dimension (forecasting and integrated) management of human resources. This course is designed specifically to present the importance of the external sector and internal environments of the organization and the challenges of environmental change on human resource management. In addition, this course provides the necessary foundation for understanding the decision-making process to develop a strategic vision, integrated and evaluative management of human resources.

RLT-2002: Health and Safety (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the main concepts of health and safety at work, the main intervention approaches, including the ergonomic approach, and situate these concepts and approaches in relation to other human resources management approaches and within the overall framework of labor relations.

RLT-2003: Collective Bargaining (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to present collective bargaining as the process of determining working conditions and conflict resolution. The concepts and theories that can help to understand the process as well as alternative dispute resolution mechanisms will also be examined.

RLT-2004: Changes in work and organizations (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on the analysis and understanding of the nature and dynamics of the changes at work and in organizations. He first wants to allow an understanding of the crisis of the dominant organizational models (Taylorism and bureaucracy). He wants, in second and third place get students to know and analyze new forms of work organization and changes in the structures and production systems. Fourth, it offers students to grasp in a comprehensive and critical approach, deep meaning and coherence of all changes affecting the company’s size and generate significant tensions. Finally, it asks students to reflect on the process and dynamics of changes in the workplace and in organizations.

RLT-3000: Collective Agreement (3 credits)

Description

This course intends to familiarize students with this complex instrument for determining working conditions what the collective agreement. After a brief review of basic concepts necessary to understand the definition and purpose of the collective agreement, the course has two main general objectives: to make students able to: understand and analyze the elements of substantive content of the collective agreement; apply a collective agreement to concrete situations and solve problems relating to the administration of a convention.

RLT-3002: Integration of knowledge in industrial relations (3 credits)

Description

Simulation exercises and complex problems are studied in order to combine existing knowledge in each discipline retained in the program. In this way, the synthesis course provides many opportunities to develop skills of analysis, discussion and critical stance.

RLT-3003: Globalization and industrial relations (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on the job in different economic and social systems of the world in the context of globalization. From the roots of globalization, the widespread orientation towards a market economy, the creation of regional economic groupings such as NAFTA, the rapid diffusion of ICT and the advent of post-industrial societies, it allows the student, using field studies, concepts and theories of the various social science disciplines, to become familiar with the major economic, social and political characteristics of industrial societies. It also offers the student to know the major types of these companies and major labor relations models attached to it. It also aims to enable the student to understand the major trends and contemporary changes taking place in the world and themselves in relation to them.

RULE 1-3 AMONG 15 TO CREDITS

RLT-3100: Grievance Arbitration (3 credits)

Description

Study the legal community of grievance arbitration. The judicial nature of the function. The status of the referee. Competence, duties and powers. The proceedings before the arbitration. The evidence, the interpretation of the collective agreement. The arbitration decision.

RLT-3101: Employment Equity (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to sensitize students to the phenomenon of discrimination in the labor market and their understanding of the different facets. It will study the sources of discrimination in the workplace, its main manifestations (wage gap, undervaluation of work, harassment) and its consequences. Finally, the various means provided for the elimination of discrimination will be deepened (Charter of Rights and Freedoms, access programs for equality, pay equity plans).

RLT-3102: trade union practices (3 credits)

Description

This course is oriented to knowledge of trade unions in their diversity, their practices, their positions and their writings. It specifically seeks to understand the different approaches and ideologies that drive the action of unionism. It also intends to study the main trade union practices, which may include recruitment, member participation, action in the workplace, inter-union relations and socio-political action. Gaining a better understanding and increased knowledge of trade unionism are, among others, favored by the use of teaching methods that allow a direct contact point with the trade union world.

RLT-3103: Labour Relations: public sector and public services (3 credits)

Description

This course has the overall goal to familiarize the student with the regime of collective reports of own work to the public sector. It covers theoretical aspects such as the particularism of this type of plan, its compatibility with notions of sovereignty of the state and democratic values. It also examines more specific issues such as the history of negotiations, legal and institutional framework, the tradable sector, the structure of the negotiations, the exercise of the right to strike, the maintenance of essential services, conflict resolution mechanisms .

 

RLT-3104: Labour Relations: Quebec construction industry (3 credits)

Description

This course has the overall goal to familiarize students with various aspects of own labor relations system in the Quebec construction industry. It deals with the origins and development of this particular regime, characteristics of the economic sector it targets, as well as collective actors are evolving. In terms of practice, it examines issues such as the legal and institutional framework of labor relations and the different mechanisms of determination and implementation of working conditions.

RLT-3105: Reports of the Working Group Practical Issues (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to deepen the knowledge of the student in terms of collective labor relations. The use of simulation activities allows students to acquire practical knowledge in this field, particularly with respect to the preparation and implementation of collective bargaining.

RULE 2-3 AMONG 15 TO CREDITS

RLT-3001: Production, innovation and human resources (3 credits)

Description

This course allows the student to know the technical principles according to which production is organized in the same industry than in services. Through the concepts presented to describe and understand operations management, the course offers a double reflection: the links between operations management, work organization and its effects on the one hand; Strategic contribution that can have the human resources function in the design of products, services, production systems and continuous improvement process, on the other.

RLT-3200: Financial aspects of the business and industrial relations (3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to enable students to acquire basic knowledge of accounting and finance can serve him in his work in industrial relations. After the course, he should be able to use with ease accounting concepts, understand the types of business ownership and management and learn about the impact of globalization affecting the company’s economy and its influences on people management. Overall, the course also facilitates understanding of the strategic decisions taken by leaders.

RLT-3201: Culture and Organization (3 credits)

Description

This course allows the student to become familiar with the cultural dimension of organizations. It aims to raise its intervenor role in an organized environment characterized by values, identities and representations both common and diverse. This role is necessarily exercised in an environment influenced by power dynamics. The student is then asked to reflect on their own cultural assumptions and the ability to manage culture circulating in the organization.

RLT-3202: Staffing of personnel (3 credits)

Description

The allocation of staff within the industry and specifically the human resource management relations; the criterion of concept; the main techniques for evaluating the measurement characteristics (reliability and validity) of measuring instruments used in selection; the main instruments or measurement tools to assess candidates in staffing context; evaluation of a staffing process; concrete application of acquired concepts.

RLT-3203: Job Evaluation and Pay Equity (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to study different job evaluation systems. Application of the system of points from the job description to the assessment itself. Construction and administration of the wage scale. Employee staff performance evaluation and application of results to the wage scale. The course also covers the use of job evaluation to achieve fairness in the context of Quebec law on pay equity.

RLT-3204: Corporate Training (3 credits)

Description

This course will enable participants to acquire the knowledge necessary for the development and implementation of training programs for managers and staff training in general: identifying training needs; critical examination techniques or training methods; technical supports in a training intervention; evaluation of a training intervention; available resources training; training and development in the context of organizational development.

RLT-3205: Managing Organizational Change and HR (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at the acquisition of knowledge and skills in the field of organizational change management whose two main components are those of organizational diagnosis and planning of changes to make. After defining the basic concepts related to the content and the process of change management, participants will become familiar first with the various organizational diagnostic tools, and then looking at the implementation phase of a change implies resistance management and the potential for monitoring or verification of the efficacy of such an approach. Learning will be using theoretical texts and case studies.

RLT-3206: International Human Resource Management (3 credits)

Description

Motivated by the internationalization of the economy and trade relations, as well as the proliferation of institutions at continental and global vocation, this course is the study and deepening of concepts, models and practice management Human Resources (HRM) in international business activities and other types of organizations. It focuses, among others, the overall strategic process and human resources, on the challenges affecting expatriates and reintegration of expatriates, the particular challenges to developed countries, the newly industrialized countries and developing countries and that the exercise of the activities specific to HRM in an international context.

RLT-3207: Management of labor, work and aging (3 credits)

Description

The work involved in the differentiation of the workers together and this differentiation increases with age. The course seeks to understand the phenomena that are the cause of this differentiation. In this perspective, it addresses the individual and collective aspects of aging in order to highlight the sometimes positive relationships, sometimes negative qu’entretiennent aging, work and employment. The levers available to the Human Resources Manager to manage aging are reviewed. The impact of public policies on the matter is also examined.

RLT-3208: Management of the total compensation (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to present the various components of total compensation, as well as the main characteristics of forms of remuneration and salary structures.

RLT-3209: New Technologies and Human Resource Management (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to introduce the concept of new technologies, their effects on workers and their facilitating role in human resource management: basic concepts in technology, methods of use, impacts on the labor market , workstations, organizational structures, individuals or workers, human resources management activities.

RLT-3600: Ethics and Professionalism at work (3 credits)

Description

This course on ethics and professionalism at work, particularly on the practice advisor, whether in human resources or labor relations. The exercise is part of the professionalism of organizational environments structured around work identities sometimes tension, contradictory or complementary. It enables to locate this practice in a context where the challenges and ethical dilemmas can arise while addressing the specific requirements for maintaining a professional act. The course also presents a decision model that incorporates a normative and ethical reasoning to help the counselor to remain on an ethical path in his practice.

RULE 3-3 AMONG 15 TO CREDITS

RLT-3400: Sectoral Analysis and Industrial Relations (3 credits)

Description

This course addresses the issue of industrial relations by the size of the sector: its internal structure, major employers, location and job characteristics, as well as public institutions. The course specifically examines the industrial profile, based on the strategies of collective actors of the sector, with a historical and comparative approach that incorporates recent advances in the areas of industrial organization, economic geography and public policies. It also pays particular attention to local and national characteristics of productive systems, collective labor relations and employment in Haiti.

RLT-3401: Changes in employment (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to enable students to understand the changes in employment and its impact on the employment relationship and, consequently, on economic security of individuals. So it will be to familiarize them with the theoretical and statistical tools to assess the magnitude and significance of changes in employment. These will be studied in connection with contemporary challenges. Finally, the structuring role of public policies and strategies of the actors on the evolution of employment will be highlighted.

RLT-3402: Public Policy in vocational education (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to analyze issues related to the vocational training system. Based on the current status of the situation in Haiti, both in terms of the characteristics of the workforce and in terms of government policies and business practices in this field, the course will cover topics such as links between training professional and economic growth, vocational training and organization of production, training and mobility of the workforce, vocational training and flexibility of the labor market, vocational training and formal education system. The study of foreign experience will deepen the analysis of current issues.

RLT-3403: Public Policies and the labor market (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at first to analyze the nature and objectives of public policies on labor in a historical perspective. Secondly, it will make the study of current strategies by governments and companies in the management of labor.

RLT-3404: Regulation of employment in developed economies (3 credits)

Description

This course consists of an introduction to the analysis of regulatory processes characterizing modern societies and the basic salary issues surrounding employment. The links established between production, distribution and consumption will be studied using the basic concepts of several theoretical approaches. Diverse forms of public intervention will be reviewed and their interaction with the actors strategies in the industrial relations field. Particular attention will be paid to the impact of these actions on key aggregates. Finally, the new regulatory arrangements that are emerging will be explored.

RLT-3405: Social Security (3 credits)

Description

Study measures for the economic security of workers in society and in business: employment insurance, health insurance, funds from private and public pensions, benefits; compensation of occupational accidents, etc.

RLT-3406: Securing career paths (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on securing career paths (STP). It presents the major programs that fit into the perspective of STP: TLM, flexicurity, decent work. The theme of the STP can examine some national institutional configurations that serve as examples to reform institutions in the double perspective of flexibility and security (eg. Denmark, the Netherlands, Austria). Economic analysis and benchmarking provide the theoretical framework needed to understand. In particular, the notions of flexibility and security are required thorough and methodological foundations are provided to develop a critical reflection on the implementation of the STP to the Quebec institutional context.

RLT-3407: Comparative industrial relations (3 credits)

Description

This course seeks to identify, in terms of the comparative analysis of industrial relations, the effects of globalization on the practice and study of labor relations and institutions, employment in the major “advanced industrial societies “(mainly in North America, Western Europe and North and Japan) and” emerging “(including Mexico, Brazil, Russia, India and China). It is dedicated to the development of comparative and theoretical analytical tools to study globalization and its impact on contemporary industrial relations.

RULE 4-3 AMONG TO 12 CREDITS

RLT-2101: Psychosocial aspects of health (3 credits)

Description

The course objective is to better understand the factors that promote health and well-being of employees in the workplace. The main theories and empirical data demonstrating the effect of the work environment on the health and well-being are presented. The focus is on developing and maintaining the overall health of individuals within the organization. Specific objectives: acquiring empirical knowledge on topics in health psychology; improve skills regarding the evaluation of explanatory elements of health and safety in organizations; improve skills in maintaining and increasing the well-being of employees while developing critical judgment; understand and appreciate the development of intervention programs in the workplace.

RLT-3300: Introduction to ergonomics (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at the acquisition of general knowledge to pose a particular focus on human labor. It presents the methods, fundamentals and concepts developed in ergonomics, as well as the contribution of this discipline to the study of human work. This course is for the future involved in the workplace, in the area of industrial relations, human resource management, management of health and safety at work and industrial engineering. It does not claim to train professionals in ergonomics.

RLT-3301: Risks to health and preventive measures (3 credits)

Description

Study of the conditions of the physical working environment, their health effects and prevention methods that can be applied. Reference to knowledge in ergonomics, human physiology and epidemiology. The following topics are discussed in relation to the functioning of the human in the work situation: the thermal environment, pollutants, noise, vibration, lighting, work schedules, stress, work postures and musculoskeletal disorders.

RLT-3302: Work Safety (3 credits)

Description

Review of Acts. Steward Training and Industrial Safety frames. Organization of an industrial accident prevention program. Concept of preventive medicine.

RULE 3-3 AMONG 15 TO CREDITS

RLT-3400: Sectoral Analysis and Industrial Relations (3 credits)

Description

This course addresses the issue of industrial relations by the size of the sector: its internal structure, major employers, location and job characteristics, as well as public institutions. The course specifically examines the industrial profile, based on the strategies of collective actors of the sector, with a historical and comparative approach that incorporates recent advances in the areas of industrial organization, economic geography and public policies. It also pays particular attention to local and national characteristics of productive systems, collective labor relations and employment in Haiti.

RLT-3401: Changes in employment (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to enable students to understand the changes in employment and its impact on the employment relationship and, consequently, on economic security of individuals. So it will be to familiarize them with the theoretical and statistical tools to assess the magnitude and significance of changes in employment. These will be studied in connection with contemporary challenges. Finally, the structuring role of public policies and strategies of the actors on the evolution of employment will be highlighted.

RLT-3402: Public Policy in vocational education (3 credits)

Description

This course aims to analyze issues related to the vocational training system. Based on the current status of the situation in Haiti, both in terms of the characteristics of the workforce and in terms of government policies and business practices in this field, the course will cover topics such as links between training professional and economic growth, vocational training and organization of production, training and mobility of the workforce, vocational training and flexibility of the labor market, vocational training and formal education system. The study of foreign experience will deepen the analysis of current issues.

RLT-3403: Public Policies and the labor market (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at first to analyze the nature and objectives of public policies on labor in a historical perspective. Secondly, it will make the study of current strategies by governments and companies in the management of labor.

RLT-3404: Regulation of employment in developed economies (3 credits)

Description

This course consists of an introduction to the analysis of regulatory processes characterizing modern societies and the basic salary issues surrounding employment. The links established between production, distribution and consumption will be studied using the basic concepts of several theoretical approaches. Diverse forms of public intervention will be reviewed and their interaction with the actors strategies in the industrial relations field. Particular attention will be paid to the impact of these actions on key aggregates. Finally, the new regulatory arrangements that are emerging will be explored.

RLT-3405: Social Security (3 credits)

Description

Study measures for the economic security of workers in society and in business: employment insurance, health insurance, funds from private and public pensions, benefits; compensation of occupational accidents, etc.

RLT-3406: Securing career paths (3 credits)

Description

This course focuses on securing career paths (STP). It presents the major programs that fit into the perspective of STP: TLM, flexicurity, decent work. The theme of the STP can examine some national institutional configurations that serve as examples to reform institutions in the double perspective of flexibility and security (eg. Denmark, the Netherlands, Austria). Economic analysis and benchmarking provide the theoretical framework needed to understand. In particular, the notions of flexibility and security are required thorough and methodological foundations are provided to develop a critical reflection on the implementation of the STP to the Quebec institutional context.

RLT-3407: Comparative industrial relations (3 credits)

Description

This course seeks to identify, in terms of the comparative analysis of industrial relations, the effects of globalization on the practice and study of labor relations and institutions, employment in the major “advanced industrial societies “(mainly in North America, Western Europe and North and Japan) and” emerging “(including Mexico, Brazil, Russia, India and China). It is dedicated to the development of comparative and theoretical analytical tools to study globalization and its impact on contemporary industrial relations.

RULE 4-3 AMONG TO 12 CREDITS

RLT-2101: Psychosocial aspects of health (3 credits)

Description

The course objective is to better understand the factors that promote health and well-being of employees in the workplace. The main theories and empirical data demonstrating the effect of the work environment on the health and well-being are presented. The focus is on developing and maintaining the overall health of individuals within the organization. Specific objectives: acquiring empirical knowledge on topics in health psychology; improve skills regarding the evaluation of explanatory elements of health and safety in organizations; improve skills in maintaining and increasing the well-being of employees while developing critical judgment; understand and appreciate the development of intervention programs in the workplace.

RLT-3300: Introduction to ergonomics (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at the acquisition of general knowledge to pose a particular focus on human labor. It presents the methods, fundamentals and concepts developed in ergonomics, as well as the contribution of this discipline to the study of human work. This course is for the future involved in the workplace, in the area of industrial relations, human resource management, management of health and safety at work and industrial engineering. It does not claim to train professionals in ergonomics.

RLT-3301: Risks to health and preventive measures (3 credits)

Description

Study of the conditions of the physical working environment, their health effects and prevention methods that can be applied. Reference to knowledge in ergonomics, human physiology and epidemiology. The following topics are discussed in relation to the functioning of the human in the work situation: the thermal environment, pollutants, noise, vibration, lighting, work schedules, stress, work postures and musculoskeletal disorders.

RLT-3302: Work Safety (3 credits)

Description

Review of Acts. Steward Training and Industrial Safety frames. Organization of an industrial accident prevention program. Concept of preventive medicine.

RULE 5-0 AMONG TO 12 CREDITS

RLT-1100: Special Topics (3 credits)

Description

This is a course given by a teacher or group of teachers for a group of students on a theme compatible with industrial relations studies. This theme has been approved by the undergraduate program committee beforehand and may vary according to program needs. Its content, its progress and its teaching methods are specified in the same way as those of other courses in the program.

RLT-1101: Excellence contest in industrial relations (3 credits)

Description

The Industrial Relations Excellence competition results in practice in different fields of activity in this field of study: grievance arbitration, collective bargaining, human resource management, health and safety at work and public employment policies . A selection committee chooses a number of students who receive training throughout the session. The contest takes place at the end of the session.

RLT-2100: Social Psychology of interpersonal relations (3 credits)

Description

This course provides knowledge about the influence of cognitive and social processes on interpersonal relationships in the workplace. To do this, classical themes in social psychology in connection with the establishment of harmonious relations in the workplace are discussed. The course enables the student to better understand the origin and resolution of interpersonal conflicts. In addition, it aims to raise awareness about the importance of social skills to develop and maintain harmonious relations, as well as the need to develop life skills in addition to knowledge.

RLT-3500: Experience supervised workplace (3 credits)

Description

The main objective of this course is to give the student a practical complement to its theoretical training through contact with an environment where it will have to engage in industrial relations functions to be able to grasp and appreciate the links between theoretical concepts and their practical application. A written report highlighting these links complete the course.

RLT-3510: Industrial Relations Internship (3 credits)

Description

This course aims at the acquisition of skills and practical knowledge in industrial relations in a practice area related to this field of study. It requires about 400 hours within an organization and participation in a series of meetings in the form of seminars, before, during and after the course.

RLT-3590: Industrial Relations Internship (3 credits)

Description

This paid internship is to acquire skills and practical knowledge in industrial relations in one of the following three practical areas: labor relations, human resource management, public policy work. The course requires approximately 400 hours organizing and participating in an internship seminar.

The student can only register to one of the following activities: RLT-3500, RLT-3510 or RLT-3590.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS IN PROGRAMS (9 CREDITS)

REQUIREMENTS 1-3 CREDITS

Pass the course ANL-3010 Advanced English I. The student who demonstrates that he has acquired this level (TOEIC: 750) during the test administered by the School of Languages can choose a higher level English courses or course another modern language. or from the following disciplines: ADM, ANT, COM, DRT, ECN, MNG (excluding MNG-1000 course, MNG-1001, MNG-1900, MNG-2000, MNG-2002 MNG-2106 and MNG- 3112), POL, PSY, SOC, SVS.

REQUIREMENTS 2-6 AMONG CREDITS

ANL-2020: Intermediate English II (3 credits)

Description

Advanced intermediate level course designed for students who can express themselves both orally and in writing in simple everyday situations and who can read and write relatively simple texts. Oral comprehension and writing; oral and written expression. Grammatical structures, vocabulary and idioms, pronunciation.

LP-3612: Internship in the Haitian public service (3 credits)

Description

Paid training to acquire practical work experience in the Haitian public service, in an area closely related to bachelor’s degrees in the Faculty of Social Sciences. This course, lasting about 225 hours, must be approved by the program director at registration. The evaluation will be made by the middle internship supervisor and on the basis of a placement report.

PROFILES OF STUDY-International Profile

EHE-1RLT: Studies – International profile – Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations (12 to 18 credits)

Description

Activities carried out in a university abroad, under international profile, which will be equivalencies student record upon presentation of the official transcript of the activities.
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