Labor Relations

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/2/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Labor Relations,13/e,the most accurate, readable, timely, and valuable book of its kind on the market, provides readers with a basic understanding of unionism in its natural habitat and a fundamental appreciation of the union-management process.It focuses on the negotiation and administration of labor agreements, and emphasizes the more significant bargaining issues. The 13th edition includes new material and an extensively revised and updated bibliography.For vice-presidents and directors of labor relations, union presidents, and others who are full-time labor-management professionals for either managements or unions.

Author Biography

Arthur A. Sloane is Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Delaware.

Fred Witney was a professor emeritus of economics at Indiana University and a long-time labor arbitrator. He passed away in 1999. 

Table of Contents

Setting the Stage
Organized Labor and the Management Community: An Overview
The Environmental Framework
The Historical Framework
The Legal Framework
Union Behavior: Structure, Government, and Operation
Collective Bargaining
At the Bargaining Table
Grievances and Arbitration
Wage Issues under Collective Bargaining
Economic Supplements under Collective Bargaining
Institutional Issues under Collective Bargaining
Administrative Issues under Collective Bargaining
Arbitration Cases
Appendix: Mock Negotiation Problem
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