Business & Economics

The Labor Relations Process

Author: William Holley,Kenneth Jennings,Roger Wolters

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538481986

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

View: 2118

As recognized arbitration experts around the world, the authors of THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS, 10th Edition bring nearly a century of combined experience with the labor movement, labor relations, and collective bargaining to this popular text. Packed with real-world examples and quotes from practitioners in the field, THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS, 10th Edition explores labor’s history from inception to current and emerging trends, touching on government, white-collar, and international contexts for an unmatched perspective of the topics. Chapters include in-depth analyses of the relationship between management and labor, including key participants in the processes, and the rights and responsibilities of each. Labor agreements, collective bargaining, contract administration, arbitration, and other critical issues and processes highlight the complex, exciting nature of organized labor, and introduce students to the many professional opportunities available to them today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Public Personnel Administration and Labor Relations

Author: Norma Riccucci

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765616791

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 461

View: 4824

Selected mainly from the pages of Public Administration Review of Public Personnel Administration, these classic articles trace the historical and evolutionary development of the fields of public personnel administration and labor relations from the point at which the first civil service law was passed-the Pendelton Act in 1883-through the 21st century.
Business & Economics

Under the Stars

Essays on Labor Relations in Arts and Entertainment

Author: Lois S. Gray,Ronald Leroy Seeber

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780875463490

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 207

View: 4081

Technological change has created a dazzling array of new products and media for the enjoyment of entertainment and transformed the economic structure of production and distribution. Simultaneously, it has produced difficult new challenges for workers and managers in the entertainment industry. The contributors to this volume suggest that an understanding of the art and entertainment industry's experience may offer useful insights into the problems in other rapidly changing industries.
Arbitration, Industrial

Labor Relations Reporter

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Arbitration, Industrial

Page: N.A

View: 3112

Each binder has a distinctive title: 1. Analysis/news and background information; 2. Labor management relations; decisions of boards and courts; 3. Labor arbitration and dispute settlements; 4-4A. State laws; 5. Wage & hour; 6-6A. Wage and hour manual; 7. Fair employment practice; 8-8A. Fair employment practice manual; 9. Individual employment rights; 9A. Individual employment rights manual; 10. Americans with disabilities cases; * and **. Labor relations expediter; [v. 12, pt. 1-2]. Master index.
Social Science

Labor Relations in Professional Sports

Author: Robert C. Berry,William B. Gould,Paul D. Staudohar

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780865691377

Category: Social Science

Page: 289

View: 7649

For all the billions of dollars the sports industry generates, its labor laws and negotiations are still relatively new, and their impact is only beginning to be felt. Labor Relations in Professional Sports offers a step-by-step examination of how these new management-player relationships have come about and what they may portend for the future. In an engaging style that is rich in sports history and anecdotes, the authors examine the background of the major team sports--baseball, football, basketball, and hockey--and analyze how business and legal considerations have affected each sport's development. They also probe current unresolved issues and predictable future problems, such as the relationships of broadcast networks and sports leagues. Surprisingly, this book with so formidable a title is not only readable but even difficult to put down. Explanations of complex legal decisions are reduced to brief, lucid passages. Extensive footnotes are provided in each chapter for readers who wish greater detail. "Choice" . . . a comprehensive treatment of labor relations in sports. . . . Overall, the book is a slam-dunk success. "Journal of Law and Commerce"
Political Science

Labor relations

a reader consisting of sixteen articles especially selected by the Journal of nursing administration editorial staff

Author: N.A

Publisher: Contemporary Publishing Company of Raleigh, Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 48

View: 8405

Business & Economics

Labor Relations for the Fire Service

Author: Paul J. Antonellis

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593702841

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 294

View: 4626

In his highly regarded new book, Paul Antonellis -— fire service veteran, training/education consultant, instructor, author -— explores the aspects of labour relations that are intertwined with human resource management in today’s fire service organisations.

Intended as a text for college-level fire service programs, Labor Relations for the Fire Service meets USFA’s FESHE requirement for the Personnel Management for the Fire and Emergency Services course.
Political Science

Air Transport Labor Relations

Author: Robert W. Kaps

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 9780809317769

Category: Political Science

Page: 298

View: 5789

Robert W. Kaps examines air transport labor law in the United States as well as the underlying legislative and policy directives established by the federal government. The body of legislation governing labor relations in the private sector of the U.S. economy consists of two separate and distinct acts: the Railway Labor Act (RLA), which governs labor relations in the railroad and airline industries, and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which governs labor relations in all other industrial sectors. Although the NLRA closely follows the pattern established by the RLA, Kaps notes that the two laws are distinguishable in several important areas. Labor contracts negotiated under the RLA continue in perpetuity, for example, whereas all other labor contracts expire at a specified date. Other important areas of difference relate to the collective bargaining process itself, the procedures for the arbitration of disputes and grievances, and the spheres of authority and jurisdiction to consider such matters as unfair labor practices. Congress established a special labor law for railroad and airline workers for several reasons. Because of transportation’s critical importance to the economy, an essential goal of public policy has been to ensure that both passenger and freight transportation services continue without interruption. Production can cease—at least temporarily—in most other industries without causing significant harm to the economy. When transportation stops, however, production stops. Thus Congress saw fit to enact a statute that contained provisions to ensure that labor strife would not halt rail services. Primarily because of the importance of air mail transportation, the Railway Labor Act of 1926 was extended to the airline industry in 1936. The first section of this book introduces labor policy and presents a history of the labor movement in the United States. Discussing early labor legislation, Kaps focuses on unfair labor practices and subsequent major labor statutes. The second section provides readers with a comparison of labor provisions that apply to the railroad and airline industries as well as to the remainder of the economy. The final section centers on the evolution of labor in the airline industry. The author pays particular attention to recent events affecting labor in commercial aviation, particularly the effect of airline deregulation on airline labor.
Political Science

Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Fifth Edition

Author: Richard C. Kearney,Patrice M. Mareschal

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466579528

Category: Political Science

Page: 428

View: 9096

Since publication of the fourth edition of Labor Relations in the Public Sector, public sector unions have encountered strong headwinds in many parts of the U.S. Membership is falling in some jurisdictions, public opinion has shifted against the unions, and political forces are leaning against them. Retaining the structure that made the previous editions so popular, this fifth edition incorporates a complete round of updates, particularly sections on recent trends in membership figures, new legislation, and new politics as they influence bargaining rights. See What’s New in the Fifth Edition: Up to date examination and analysis of public sector labor relations and collective bargaining Important changes in the public labor relations and unionization landscape Updated analysis of the financial and human resource outcomes of collective bargaining in the public sector Collective bargaining institutions and processes in government Completely updated in terms of the scholarly and professional literature and relevant events, the new edition identifies and explains the implications of the new collective bargaining environment, including financial and human resource management issues and outcomes. As in previous editions, collective bargaining and labor relations are addressed at all levels of government, with comparisons to the private and nonprofit sectors. Designed to be classroom friendly, it includes discussions of the most recent literature and case studies as well as end-of-chapter assignments and quizzes. Practical tips and advice are offered for those engaged in collective bargaining and labor relations.
History

The Evolution of Labor Relations in Japan

Heavy Industry, 1853-1955

Author: Andrew Gordon

Publisher: Harvard Univ Asia Center

ISBN: 9780674271319

Category: History

Page: 524

View: 2410

The century-long process by which a distinct pattern of Japanese labor relations evolved is traced through the often turbulent interactions of workers, managers, and, at times, government bureaucrats and politicians. The author argues that, although by the 1920s labor relations had reached a stage that foreshadowed postwar development, it was not until the 1940s and 1950s that something closely akin to the contemporary pattern emerged. The central theme is that the ideas and actions of the workers, whether unionized or not, played a vital role in the shaping of the system. This is the only study in the West that demonstrates how Japanese workers sought to change and to some extent succeeded in changing the structure of factory life. Managerial innovations and the efforts of state bureaucrats to control social change are also examined. The book is based on extensive archival research and interviewing in Japan, including the use of numerous labor-union publications and the holdings of the prewar elite's principal organization for the study of social issues, the Kyochokai, both collections having only recently been catalogued and opened to scholars. This is an intensive look at past developments that underlie labor relations in today's Japanese industrial plants.
Political Science

Industrial and Labor Relations Terms

A Glossary

Author: Robert Emmett Doherty

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780875461526

Category: Political Science

Page: 36

View: 9069

A popular reference book, this bulletin gives definitions and historical background for nearly 300 frequently used words, phrases, and acronyms. It has been revised to reflect recent developments in labor relations and is extensively cross-referenced.
Business & Economics

Labor Relations in the Aviation and Aerospace Industries

Author: Robert W. Kaps,J. Scott Hamilton,Timm J. Bliss

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 0809390019

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 8435

In this textbook designed for courses on aviation labor relations, the authors-experts with many years of experience in these sectors-examine and evaluate the labor process for all aspects of the aviation and aerospace industries, including aerospace manufacturing, airlines, general aviation, federal and state administrative agencies, and public airports. Divided into three parts-Public Policy and Labor Law; Principles, Practices and Procedures in Collective Bargaining and Dispute Resolution; and the Changing Labor Relations Environment-the book provides an overview of the industries and the development of US labor law and policy, then explores the statutory, regulatory, and case laws applicable to each industry segment before concluding with an examination of current and developing issues and trends. The authors present the evolution of aviation and aerospace labor laws, going as far back as the early nineteenth century to lay the historical foundation, and cover the development and main features of the principal statutes governing labor relations in the United States today, the Railway Labor Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and the Civil Service Reform Act. They also investigate the growth of the industries and their impact on labor relations, as well as the current issues and challenges facing management and labor in each segment of this dynamic, sometimes volatile, business and their implications for collective bargaining. Twenty case studies not only illuminate practical applications of such fundamental concepts as unfair labor practices and unions' duty of fair representation but also enliven the subject, preparing the reader to use the concepts in real-world decision making. A study guide with review questions, online assignments, supplemental readings, and exercises is available for students. For those teachers using the textbook in their courses, there is an instructor's manual with additional resources for developing courses in the classroom, online, or by blended learning, as well as a variety of assignments and materials to enhance and vary the mock negotiation exercise. A revision and expansion of Robert W. Kaps's Air Transport Labor Relations, this outstanding new volume provides students and teachers with valuable information and perspectives on industries that are highly dependent on technologically skilled labor. Labor Relations in the Aviation and Aerospace Industries offers a sweeping and thorough treatment of labor relations, public policy, law, and practice and is the definitive work on the labor process in the aviation and aerospace sectors.
Business & Economics

U.S. labor relations law

historical development

Author: Benjamin J. Taylor,Fred Witney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 2509

Political Science

The Transformation of American Industrial Relations

Author: Bunker Professor of Industrial Relations Sloan School of Management Thomas A Kochan,Thomas A. Kochan,Harry Charles Katz,Professor of Collective Bargaining New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations Harry C Katz,Robert B. McKersie

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780875463209

Category: Political Science

Page: 287

View: 4443