Strategic Human Resources

Write a 700- to 1,050-word overview of the role that organized labor and collective bargaining play in the health care environment and in nursing. Your overview should:

  • define collective bargaining,
  • identify legal components of collective bargaining,
  • discuss the manager’s role in union organizing,
  • outline the role of the National Labors Relations Board (NLRB),
  • analyze the effect of unions on staffing ratios, benefits, and compensation, and
  • describe the role of the nurse manager in creating a collaborative labor-management relationship.

Research at least three peer-reviewed journal articles less than 5 years old to support your assignment.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.