Question 1. Identify and explain the major ways in which the government is an important participant in the labor relations process.
Government participation in labor relations process
The government through its three different arms that is the legislative, administrative and judicial arms plays key roles in industrial relations. This paper will therefore focus on the major ways in which the government is an important participator in the labor relations process.
Firstly, the government is responsible for the formulation and enactment of legislation relating to labor relations. These government legislations are usually in the form of general regulations and rules that dictate the terms and conditions of employer-employee and trade unions-employer relationships such as the length of working hours, the minimum