QUEST RESEARCH - Market, Political, Governmental Research and Analysis Since 1966
URI Psc/Lrs 503 syllabus Main Topics and Dates
February 5 Planning and Strategic Resource Management
February 12Job Analysis, Evaluation, Classification, Descriptions
February 26   Pay for Performance
                          Gender and Racial Pay Inequities
Benefits -- Health Insurance, Disability, Pensions, Paid Time Off, Insurance, Family Benefits, Flex, EAP
March 5                      Affirmative Action,
                        Racial, Gender, Age, Disability Discrimination
                        Sexual Harassment 
                        Undocumented Immigrants in the workplace
March 19        Employee Recruitment and Selection
                        Testing Alternatives,
                        Background Checks
March 26        Benefits of Training and Development
                        Training and Development Options
April 2             Topics:                        Performance Evaluation                    
                        Disciplinary Due Process
                        Due Process Rights of Public Employees
April 9                         Safety and Health in the Workplace
                        Topics:            OSHA,
                        Workplace Violence
                        Wellness Programs
April 16        Rights and Responsibilities  of Workers   Religion, Speech           
                        Privacy in the workplace
                        Drug Testing
April 23           Collective Bargaining & Unionization
April 30           Volunteers
                        Nonprofit Boards