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Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

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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, Ninth Edition introduces students to collective bargaining and labor relations.  The text is concerned with application, as well as coverage of labor history, laws, and practices. In the ninth edition, chapters have been reorganized and updated with over one hundred additions to focus students on the practical implications of the latest laws, court rulings, and current events that affect labor relations. There is also a ...
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Union Condemns DC Mayor's Proposal to Eliminate Labor Relations ...
(WASHINGTON) – The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today, condemned a proposal by D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty that would essentially eliminate the city’s Office of Employee Appeals (OEA) and Public Employees Review Board, (PERB). PERB and OEA provide public employees of DC with due process in nearly all labor relations matters, including adverse actions. “Both agencies have struggled with a backlog of claims throughout the Fenty administration because of the mayor’s refusal to provide either with sufficient staff. Any additional reductions will only exacerbate the problem,” said John ... market research, surveys and trends


University of California Human Resources and Benefits - At Your ...
(Oakland, November 16, 2000) The University of California Board of Regents approved a proposed 2001-02 budget that would significantly improve wages and benefits for UC employees by increasing staff salaries that lag the marketplace and by expanding UC's child care program. In a separate action, the Regents approved a new program to expand eligibility for UC retirement benefits to certain "casual" employees. Today's actions represent the second year of a multi-year effort by UC to improve its ability to recruit and retain talented employees. "As one of the largest public employers in the state, we recognize our ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Labor Relations, Union and Management Negotiations Videos
"America's 16.3 million union members represent a cross section of people�women and men of all ages, races and ethnic groups. They work in hospitals and nursing homes, auto assembly plants and on construction sites, trains, buses and airplanes. They are security guards, musicians, electricians, postal workers, janitors and more." -- ALF-CIO website Unions are a major part of American productivity. Almost any product made is the result of labor relations between management and the workforce or management and unions. Each party should be treated fairly and justly. Doing that sometimes gets lost. The training ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Andy Lisak never totally left Superior � it was always in his heart when he attended eastern colleges and later resided for 10 years in Madison. Most people hope he�ll feel the same when he leaves the Development Association, which Lisak has directed since 2001. The Superior native last month was named Douglas County administrator, effective July 1. It�s a strong vote of confidence. He will advance from leading a staff of three to supervising 24 department heads who, in turn, collectively supervise 297 public employees. �He�ll do a great job and bring the county to the next level, but it certainly will be a loss for The ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Nurses, hospitals reach agreement; strike avoided
Cindy Olson, a nurse who sits on the bargaining committee for St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, acknowledged that the agreement falls short on mandated staffing levels. (MPR Photo/Nikki Tundel) Fourteen Twin Cities hospitals have reached an agreement with the nurse's union after months of negotiations and the threat of an indefinite strike. Minnesota Public Radio News continues to follow the story. by Madeleine Baran , Minnesota Public Radio St. Paul, Minn. — After months of talks, a tentative agreement has been announced between the Minnesota Nurses Association and 14 ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
Dec 9, 2005 ... This course examines labor relations and collective bargaining, especially the three major processes: union organizing (how labor unions are ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Employee's Guide to Labor Relations
The following are questions (and answers) employees frequently have about labor relations within the Department of Interior. The Frequently Asked Questions are: What is a union? A union is an organization composed in whole or in part of employees, in which employees participate and pay dues, and which has as a purpose the dealing with an agency concerning grievances and conditions of employment. What is Negotiation or Collective Bargaining? Collective Bargaining is bargaining between and/or among representatives of agencies and labor unions to set working conditions for all employees in an appropriate bargaining unit. Employees ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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I quit a job and had 10 vacation days owed to me, but the company said that I either use them or lose them. I think I'm entitled to be paid the cash value of those vacation days. I reside in DC, and the job was also in DC. Is there a local or a national law on this issue? Good morning danielgoff and thank you for your question. To get straight to the point... "Some states, including California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island and Tennessee, require payment of accrued vacation time when employment ends." Source: FindLaw ( ...
WikiAnswers - What is the difference betweeen Rights arbitration ...
As per the book - Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining by Carrell and Heavrin (7th Edition, Prentice Hall), Rights arbitration is found in almost every labor agreement today and is used far more today than interest arbitration. Because interest arbitration tends to have a broader scope than rights arbitration, many unresolved issues are present in interest arbitration. First answer by ID3626518632 . Last edit by ID3626518632 . Question popularity : 1 [ recommend question ]. Can you answer these employment and labor laws questions? What is the difference between Rights arbitration and interest arbitration ?