You are a HR Manager who is employed at the Altona manufacturing plant of Toyota Australia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Toyota Motor Corporation. Your organisation has decided to relocate in 2017 a manager from its Melbourne plant to a sister plant in the United States of America. You are asked to write a background briefing report for this manager outlining the employment relations and human resource management issues that will impact on the working life of this manager in the United States of America
1. Why is this question being asked?
2. How will the presidency of Donald Trump impact on business and the economy and therefore on HR matters in the United States?
3. What is it like to work in the car industry in Australia and more particularly in the United States at the present time?