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Labor Relations, 13th edition

  • Arthur A Sloane
  • Fred Witney

Published by Pearson (February 2nd 2009) - Copyright © 2010

13th edition

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Overview

For undergraduate and graduate labor relations courses.

Learn How Unions and Management Deal with One Another During the Negotiating Process
In the best-selling text, Labor Relations, Sloane/Witney provide readers with a basic understanding of unionism.

In this Thirteenth Edition, chapters have been streamlined to make room for numerous additions and visual aids, addressing a number of new issues and legislation that have arisen in the last few years. Discussions of Wal-Mart, bargaining, two-tier wage systems, pensions and retirement plans, and a host of other topics have been expanded as well.

Table of contents

PART I: SETTING THE STAGE

Chapter 1 Organized Labor and the Management Community: An Overview

PART II: THE ENVIRONMENTAL FRAMEWORK

Chapter 2 The Historical Framework

Chapter 3 The Legal Framework

Chapter 4 Union Behavior: Structure, Government, and Operation

PART III: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Chapter 5 At the Bargaining Table

Chapter 6 Grievances and Arbitration

Chapter 7 Wage Issues under Collective Bargaining

Chapter 8 Economic Supplements under Collective Bargaining

Chapter 9 Institutional Issues under Collective Bargaining

Chapter 10 Administrative Issues under Collective Bargaining

PART IV: ARBITRATION CASES

APPENDIX: Mock Negotiation Problem

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Index


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