Human Resource Management

HRM 466: Employer-Employee Relations

This course aims to provide knowledge to students on the basic concept of employer-employee relations with a view to develop their skills in effective management of work environment.


  1. Employer-Employee relations: concept and dynamics, Theoretical perspectives.
  2. Trade unions: introduction, Trade Union in Nepal. Employer’s associations and employment relations. Role of government in employment relations.
  3. Labor policy and legislation: Major feature of labor policy in Nepal, Labor legislation and administration in Nepal.
  4. Dispute settlement mechanisms and collective bargaining: Concept, nature and level of bargaining; the legal framework of collective bargaining in Nepal. Workers participation, forms and methods of participation. Workers participation in Nepal
  5. Labor welfare programs and social security, ILO and Nepal.


International Labor Organization, Labor administration: A profile on Nepal. Kathmandu: The Office of the ILO Advisor

Prem R. Pant and Narayan Manandhar (Eds) (1998). Industrial relations in Nepal, Kathmandu: FNF & IRF

Pramod Vema, Management of Industrial Relation, New Delhi: Oxford and IBH publishing co.

JI Husband, Labor Administration. New Delhi: Oxford and IBH Publishing co.