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THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS, 9th Edition provides you with the latest information available on current research, issues and events in labor relations. To bring this dynamic field to life, the book integrates real-world examples and quotes from practitioners. This comprehensive text examines the labor movement from its inception to current and emerging trends, including topics such as unions, labor agreements, collective bargaining, arbitration, and labor relations in government, white-collar, and international contexts. The authors give an in-depth analysis of all facets of the relationship between management and labor, including a study of the rights and responsibilities of unions and management; the negotiation and administration of labor agreements; and labor-management cooperation. Other topics explored include the results of the labor relations process, and collective bargaining issues such as healthcare costs containment, pensions, labor productivity and alternative work arrangements.
Kenneth M. Jennings, Jr. was the Richard de Raismes Proefssor of Industrial Relations at the University of North Florida, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in labor relations and human resource management.
Table of Contents
|Recognizing Rights And Responsibilities Of Unions Andmanagement|
|Union-Management Relationships in Perspective|
|Evolution of Labor-Management Relationships|
|Labor Law: Background and Basic Principles|
|Unions and Management: Key Participants in the Labor Relations Process|
|Why and How Unions are Organized|
|The Bargain Process and Outcomes|
|Negotiating the Labor Agreement|
|Resolving Negotiation (Interest) Disputes|
|Administering The Labor Agreement|
|Labor and Employment Arbitration|
|Applying The Labor Relations Process To Different Labor Relations Systems|
|Labor Relations in the Public Sector|
|Labor Relations in Multinational Corporations and in Other Countries|
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