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| March 17, 2019


Report on the role of unions Value: 45% Due Date: 16-Sep-2018 Return Date: 05-Oct-2018 Length: 3000 words -/+ 10% Submission method options: Alternative submission method Task back to top In this assessment, you will be critically analysing the role of the major union that was involved in the NSW train workers’ dispute in early 2018. Prepare a report that addresses the following points.

(i)Critically analyse the role played by the Rail, Tram and Bus union. From a tactical perspective, what do you believe they did well and what could they have done better. Justify your perspective, with reference to relevant theory and scholarly research literature on the role of unions and union behaviour.

(ii)What are the implications of the union’s role in this dispute for the continuing relevance of unions in contemporary Australian society? Rationale back to top This assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s: be able to synthesise and apply theoretical frameworks and scholarly research to critically analyse issues relating to the practice of industrial relations in Australia. be able to employ academic writing and information literacy skills to produce robust, well-supported argument related to industrial relations issues. be able to communicate specialised industrial relations knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences. Marking criteria and standards back to top Marking guide for Assessment 2 Criterion HD DI CR PS FL Critical analysis, with synthesis and application of theoretical frameworks and scholarly literature (25) Demonstrates depth and insight in critical analysis, accompanied by synthesis of theory and literature. Demonstrates depth in critical analysis, accompanied by synthesis of theory and literature. Demonstrates critical analysis from multiple perspectives, accompanied by synthesis of theory and literature. Demonstrates critical analysis, with a satisfactory attempt at synthesis of theory and literature. Does not meet minimum requirements Academic writing and information literacy skills (10) Excellent academic writing and application of information literacy principles in selection and application of sources. A high level of academic writing and application of information literacy principles in selection and application of sources. Sound academic writing and application of information literacy principles in selection and application of sources. Satisfactory academic writing and application of information literacy principles in selection and application of sources. Does not meet minimum requirements Communication of specialised knowledge appropriate to the audience (10) Uses highly professional communication, including fully correct referencing. Uses highly professional communication, including correct referencing. Uses professional communication, including fully correct referencing. Uses satisfactory professional communication, including fully correct referencing. Does not meet minimum requirements Total Presentation back to top · Your report format will consist of: a title page, table of contents, (no executive summary), introduction, sections and sub-sections (numbered), a conclusion and reference list. All words are included, except for the title page, in-text citations and reference list. Tables and diagrams are included in the word count. Please put the word count on the title page. · Use 12 point font, 1.5 line spacing. · Word documents only, not pdf or Pages files. Requirements back to top A detailed briefing on this task will be provided to you in class. You must attend or watch this briefing before completing the task. References to scholarly literature, professional literature and news reportage must be used and referenced correctly. At least 15 references in total must be used. This assignment must be submitted through Turnitin. It is recommended that your name, student ID and page number are included in the header or footer of every page of the assignment. Further details about submission in Turnitin are provided in On-line submission.

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