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Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Cases, Practices and Law / Edition 5
     

Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Cases, Practices and Law / Edition 5

by Michael R. Carrell, Christina Heavrin
 

ISBN-10: 0137686072

ISBN-13: 9780137686070

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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:
9780137686070
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.33(w) x 10.33(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE Historical and Legal Overview 2(112)
Chapter 1 Collective Bargaining: The Workforce
2(34)
Chapter 2 Collective Bargaining: The Workplace
36(40)
Chapter 3 Collective Bargaining: Work Rules
76(38)
PART TWO The Collective Bargaining Process 114(114)
Chapter 4 Establishing a Collective Bargaining Unit
114(36)
Chapter 5 Unfair Labor Practices
150(30)
Chapter 6 Negotiating an Agreement
180(48)
PART THREE Cost of Labor Contracts 228(122)
Chapter 7 Wage and Salary Issues
228(42)
Chapter 8 Employee Benefits Issues
270(44)
Chapter 9 Job Security and Seniority
314(36)
PART FOUR The Labor Relations Process in Action 350(86)
Chapter 10 Implementing the Collective Bargaining Agreement
350(28)
Chapter 11 Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures
378(28)
Chapter 12 The Arbitration Process
406(30)
PART FIVE Additional Labor Relations Issues 436(87)
Chapter 13 Labor Relations in the Public Sector
438(28)
Chapter 14 Unions and Workforce Diversity
466(32)
Chapter 15 Labor Relations in a Global Context
498(25)
Appendix A National Labor Relations Act 523(19)
Labor-Management Relations Act 542(45)
Glossary 587(13)
Index 600

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