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Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Cases, Practice, and Law / Edition 7
     

Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Cases, Practice, and Law / Edition 7

by Michael R. Carrell, Christina Heavrin
 

ISBN-10: 0131400525

ISBN-13: 9780131400528

Pub. Date: 06/04/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Giving readers a first-hand look at the inner workings of labor relations, this distinctively up-to-date introduction features an extensive collective of bargaining and labor relations situations drawn from the authors' actual experiences. It contains separate chapters on benefits, wage issues, discrimination laws, and international labor relations,

Overview

Giving readers a first-hand look at the inner workings of labor relations, this distinctively up-to-date introduction features an extensive collective of bargaining and labor relations situations drawn from the authors' actual experiences. It contains separate chapters on benefits, wage issues, discrimination laws, and international labor relations, and integrates many recent examples throughout to support discussions.Illustrates material with examples from labor contracts and hearings. arbitration, NLRB and court labor relations cases, and cites many real provisions of collective bargaining agreements. Offers a unique historical overview of U.S. labor relations from the viewpoints of the workforce, the workplace, and work rules, and presents 'Experts' sections written by practicing labor negotiators. Contains the most current and comprehensive coverage of relevant court and NLRB decisions provided by an attorney, and studies the recent trend of collective bargaining in professional sports. Examines total quality management, work teams (as replacements for assembly lines), robotics, and increasing computerization.For professionals in management, economics, business, and public administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131400528
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/04/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 10.46(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

I. LABOR RELATIONS OVERVIEW.

1. History and Law.
2. Challenges and Opportunities.

II. THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PROCESS.

3. Establishing a Bargaining Unit.
4. Unfair Labor Practices.
5. Negotiating an Agreement.

III. COST OF LABOR CONTRACTS.

6. Wage and Salary Issues.
7. Employee Benefits Issues.
8. Job Security and Seniority.

IV. THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS IN ACTION.

9. Implementing the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
10. Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures.
11. The Arbitration Process.
12. Unions and Equal Employment Issues.
Appendix A: Texts of Statutes.

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