Maintaining Cordial Labor Management Relations, a Tough Task for Companies

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Managing a company is a very daunting task. It involves management at different levels where the varied departments have to be managed , where each department has to be worked upon with the same interest and view always. Right from the administration which involves keeping the company top notch for visitors and making sure that the employees are comfortable, there are many other aspects that need to be looked into. The labour is one such aspect of an organization which needs to be managed and taken care off in the best possible manner as even a little discontentment in their minds somewhere can lead to very severe repercussions in the long run. However, there are many ways and means, through which cordial labor management relations can be maintained. Here a Labour relations consultant comes to a company’s rescue in such times of need. These consultants also guide the management of the organization on the current and future problems and opportunities related to the companies structural and functional aspects as well.

Management and the labour relations walk a very thin line where even a little misunderstanding can lead to very uncalled for situations in the company. But as it says every problem has a solution and better still, steps should be taken beforehand to avoid a crisis situation to knock on the door. Keeping this aspect in mind the labor management relations must be always kept top notch and in perfect state.

As per a recent study it has been found that depression and anxiety is the main cause of sickness and is on the rise in UK on account of work related stress.

The stress in turn has considerable effect on the labors productivity which results in lowering in turnover over time. This in turn is directly proportional to increase in labor earnings, high recruitment costs and decrease in profits over time. All this is an indication that serious view needs to be given towards labour relations in workplace and something somewhere is posing to be a burden on the minds of the labour.

There can be many aspects which can be a concern for the labors. It can be the pay aspect, work environment, bullying from colleagues, discrimination and many such issues of the like. Well, whatever be the issue it has to be resolved in the bigger interest of the company. Today there are many labour consultant firms who work together with legal firms and advise the management and labors on their rights and assist them in finalizing the agreements of the companies. Collective bargaining is one such policy which is a step in this regards towards maintaining cordial relations in the company.

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John Marshall is a Human Resource Management and Labour Relations Consultant practicing throughout Canada.His experience spans over twenty-nine years in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations in virtually every industrial sector.He has a wide range of interests in exploring skills of writing.

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This article was published on 2012/12/24