Project Summary: In 68 pages, examine common HR practices affecting employee relations and then explain how you will apply them to your current organization. The HR professional works in a complex system of laws and regulations, people and processes, and organizational goals and must be able to develop a cohesive, strategic plan for ensuring alignment in all areas by cultivating positive relationships between employer and employee. SHOW LESS By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria: Competency 1: Define the employee relations function of an organization and human resources' role in its development. Explain how specific practices promote HR as a strategic employee relations partner and enforcer. Explain how an organization's mission, vision, values, and applicable employment laws can complement each other. Competency 4: Describe the grievance process, dispute resolution options, and protection of employees from retaliation. Analyze the application of alternative dispute resolution practices to a specific organization. Competency 5: Examine the impact of labor unions on employee-employer relationships. Analyze the application of labor relations practices to a specific organization. Competency 6: Communicate professionally with all stakeholders. Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for HR professionals.