The Labor Relations Process / Edition 8by William H. Holley, Kenneth M. Jennings, Roger S. Wolters
Pub. Date: 07/08/2004
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This comprehensive text provides the latest information available on current research studies, issues and events in labor relation. The book integrates real-world examples and quotes from practitioners in order to bring the dynamics of the field to life. Labor Relations Process examines the labor movement from its inception to current and emerging trends, including such topics as unions, labor agreements, collective bargaining and labor relations in various business segments including government, white collar non-traditional and foreign.The book gives an in-depth analysis of the complete relationship between management and labor are fully explored, including an examination of the rights and responsibilities of unions and management and negotiation and administration of labor agreements. Other topics that are explored include the results of the labor relations process and collective bargaining issues as well as the labor relations process to different work arrangements.
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Table of Contents
PART I. RECOGNIZING RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF UNIONS AND MANAGEMENT. 1. Union-Management Relationships in Perspective. 2. Evolution of Labor-Management Relationships. 3. Legal Influences. 4. Unions and Management: Key Participants in the Labor Relations Process. 5. Why and How Unions are Organized.
PART II. NEGOTIATING AND ADMINISTERING THE LABOR AGREEMENT. 6. Negotiating the Labor Agreement. 7. Resolving Negotiation Impasses and Developing Cooperation. 8. Contract Administration. 9. Labor and Employment Arbitration.
PART III. THE OUTCOMES OF THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ISSUES. 10. Employee Discipline. 11. Institutional Issues: Managerial Rights, Union Security, and the Rights of Minority and Female Employees
12.Administrative Issues. 13. Economic Issues.
PART IV. APPLYING THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS TO DIFFERENT LABOR RELATIONS SYSTEMS. 14. Labor Relations in the Public Sector. 15. Labor Relations in Multinational Corporations and in Other Countries.
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