Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Private and Public Sectors, 10th edition

  • Michael R. Carrell
  • Christina Heavrin


Bring your best case to the table by putting theory into practice with this guide to labor relations, unions, and collective bargaining.

Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining: Cases, Practice, and Law
introduces readers to collective bargaining and labor relations. This text is concerned with application, as well as coverage of labor history, laws, and practices.

Table of contents

Part I: Labor Relations Overview  
Chapter 1: Introduction to Labor Relations
Chapter 2: History and Law of Labor Relations in the Private Sector
Chapter 3: Public Sector Labor Relations: History & Laws
Part II: The Collective Bargaining Process  
Chapter 4: Establishing a Bargaining Unit  and the Organizing Campaign
Chapter 5: Negotiation Models, Strategies, and Tactics  
Chapter 6: Negotiating a Collective Bargaining Agreement  
Part III: Cost of Labor Contracts  
Chapter 7: Wage and Salary Issues  
Chapter 8: Employee Benefits  
Chapter 9: Job Security and Seniority  
Part IV: The Labor Relations Process in Action 
Chapter 10: Unfair Labor Practices and Contract Enforcement
Chapter 11: Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures  
Chapter 12: The Arbitration Process  
Chapter 13: Comparative Global Industrial Relations  

Published by Pearson (January 5th 2012) - Copyright © 2013