Labor and Industrial Relations

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About this program

A program that focuses on employee-management interactions and the management of issues and disputes regarding working conditions and worker benefit packages, and that may prepare individuals to function as labor or personnel relations specialists. Includes instruction in labor history, policies and strategies of the labor movement, union organization, labor-management negotiation, labor law and contract interpretation, labor economics, welfare and benefit packages, grievance procedures, and labor policy studies.

Career Opportunities

Law Professors

teach courses in law. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$134760
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Business Professors

teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$107270
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Labor Relations Specialists

resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.
$74870
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Compliance Managers

Louise Hopkinson from CraftCover
2 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.
$75620
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Human Resources Managers

Dan Shepherd from VEI Communications
Theresa Santoro from Actualize Consulting
Pete Sosnowski from Zety
Shaun Price from MitoQ
Jagoda Wieczorek from
6 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
$134580
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Compensation and Benefits Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization.
$137160
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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