Bargaining Subject Classification

Bargaining Subject Classification

Read Case Study 6-2, “Classification of a Bargaining Subject,” and answer the questions provided.


  1. What is a mandatory subject of bargaining?
  2. Can a union waive its right to bargain over a mandatory subject of bargaining?
  3. Would the established labor agreement apply to this case study? Bargaining Subject Classification
  4. Bargaining Subject Classification
  5. Was management’s refusal to bargain over the subject of surveillance camera usage in the workplace a violation of the duty to bargain in good faith under the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA) as amended? If so, what should be the appropriate remedy?
  6. Discuss the merits of the parties respective positions in this case.

Bargaining Subject Classification

Your response to these questions should be a minimum of 2 pages in length. Use APA format to cite and reference all quoted and paraphrased material, including your textbook. Please be sure to include your reference list on a separate page.

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Author: William H. Holley; Kenneth M. Jennings; Roger S. Wolters

The Labor Relations Process, 10th Edition

PowerPoint Presentation



Create an 8- to 10-slide PowerPoint presentation, excluding the title page and the reference page, outlining the advantages and disadvantages of union representation and how this increases or decreases employee motivation or morale.


  • Within your PowerPoint presentation, address how collective bargaining plays a role with employees.
  • Please use the “Notes” feature in PowerPoint to add comments and notes for the professor.