Employee Relation• Employee Relations involves the body of workconcerned with maintaining employer-employee relationships that contribute tosatisfactory productivity, motivation, andmorale.
Purpose of Employee Relations• Essentially, Employee Relations is concernedwith preventing and resolving problemsinvolving individuals which arise out of oraffect work situations.
Function of Employee Relation• The maintenance of employee/employerrelationships that contribute to satisfactoryproductivity, motivate employees and ensurehealthy employee morale. Among many waysto successfully manage employee relations,performance management and opencommunication are key.
Role of Employee Relations• Providing independent counseling to employees or supervisors to resolvework-related problems that may relate to performance and/or disciplinebased issues,• Mediating disputes and advising all sides involved on matters relating toemployee relations and human resources policies• Administering the staff grievance process,• Monitoring Employee Performance Management Systems
Major Functions of EmployeeRelations• Workplace Quality• Complaints• Relocation of Employees• Raise of Employee Request• Employee Assistance• Special Occasions
Employee Relation’s Specialist• An employee relations specialist is usually the person within a company orgovernment agency who monitors various aspects of employeeperformance and well-being. This professional also often investigates andcoordinates disciplinary actions, claims of discrimination or harassment,and sometimes labor disputes. In small organizations, the employeerelations specialist may perform these and a number of other functions,but in a large corporation or government entity, these duties are oftenperformed by an entire department. The employee relations specialist istypically part of the human resources department, but in someorganizations this position is found within the legal department
Employee Relations Department’Specific Duties• A number of activities fall under the umbrella of strengthening theemployer-employee relationship. Employee relations managers designemployee opinion surveys, analyze results and develop action plans thataddress survey responses. In addition, they calculate turnover rates anddevelop strategy to reduce turnover. Interaction with upper managementto address long-range goals for retaining talented employees is oftenwithin the purview of an employee relations manager. Managers alsodirect the work of employee relations specialists who plan events such asawards dinners and recognition events.
Labor Laws In Pakistan• Article 11 of the Constitution prohibits all forms of slavery, forced labor and child labor• Article 17 provides for a fundamental right to exercise the freedom of association and the right to formunions• Article 18 proscribes the right of its citizens to enter upon any lawful profession or occupation and to conductany lawful trade or business• Article 25 lays down the right to equality before the law and prohibition of discrimination on the grounds ofsex alone• Article 37(e) makes provision for securing just and humane conditions of work, ensuring that children andwomen are not employed in vocations unsuited to their age or sex, and for maternity benefits for women inemployment.
Employee relationship managementEmployee relationship management system orERM is an information system that supports therelationship between a company and itsemployees. It includes• Workflow Management System• Workforce Management System• Knowledge Management System• Social Software