CHR 112 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS & LABOUR

 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

COURSE CODE: CHR 112
COURSE TITLE: INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS & LABOUR

DATE: 14TH APRIL 2014 TIME: 9.00 – 11.30 AM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

Answer question ONE and any other THREE questions

SECTION I
1 Define the following terms (6mks)
i) Industrial Relations
ii) Trade Dispute
iii) Strike
b) State 2 features of an ideal industrial relations system (4mks)
c) State any 5 core functions of the Ministry of Labour and Human Development (5mks)
d) What is the role of Industrial Relations in enhancing labour productivity in Kenya (5mks)
e) Briefly outline the common contents of a Return to Work Formula (5mks)

SECTION 2
2 i. Define the Worker’s rights (2mks)
ii. Briefly explain worker’s rights (8mks)
iii. Give specific examples of the worker’s rights under the following categories
a) Health and safety at work
b) Trade union rights

3 Discuss factors hindering the development of Industrial Relations System in Kenya (15mks)

4 The Industrial Court has been one of the Kenya’s pillars in ensuring the maintenance of industrial peace. Discuss (15mks)

5 The Industrial Relations System plays a critical role in facilitating labour productivity. Discuss (15mks)

 

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