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Bargaining Beyond Impasse

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A fundamental premise of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it was enacted in 1935 was the rebalancing of bargaining power between employer and labor (Budd, 1996). Congress stated in section 1 of the NLRA that real negotiation is impossible when corporate law allows employers to become collectivized and, as a result, gives the employer collective power so great that the individual employee, who lacks this legal support and power, cannot bargain as an equal party. The result of this inequality, it found, was a ratcheting down of wages and working conditions and the destruction of commerce (Section 1, 29 U.S.C. Section ...
(AWPPW) was established in September, 1964 when it won independence from the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Mill Workers and the United Papermakers and Paperworkers unions. The rebellion was ignited when the international Vice Presidents announced that they were taking over the United Labor Association bargaining session.
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June 5, 2010. In impasse proceedings Magistrate observed College administration “had failed to make the case for a massive expansion of management rights, noting that existing contract language ‘has apparently served the parties well for a decade or more.’” UFF-Broward to make case at June 7 BC BOT meeting. Date: June 1, 2010 The Broward College Board of Trustees (BOT) announced on May 21 that it would reject the majority of Special Magistrate Thomas Young’s recommendations for resolving the impasse between the college and UFF/Broward College, the faculty bargaining unit. This is the third bargaining ... market research, surveys and trends
San Carlos School District Declares Impasse in Negotiations with ...
If you are on the San Carlos School District email distribution list, you most likely received the following email that announced that negotiations between the  San Carlos School District (SCSD) and the San Carlos School District had reached an impasse: Dear San Carlos Community Members , I write to give you an update on the status of negotiations for the 2010-2011 school year between the San Carlos School District (SCSD) and the San Carlos Teachers Association (SCTA). As of this week, the parties have reached “Impasse” in the negotiations. I want to give some context to what this means and describe for you our next steps. Many ... market research, surveys and trends


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billion dollars in 1982. It is the size of these funds that underlies the ...... One estimate for the percent of yorkers organized in unions .... Brock, J. Bargaining Beyond Impasse, Joint Resolution of Public Sector Labor ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Seven-Year Itch: Assessing the Effectiveness of Mediation ...
million employees. His research examined both the public and private sectors and ...... estimated at less than five percent, conciliation has simply failed to ..... J. Brock, Bargaining Beyond Impasse: Joint Resolution of Public Sector ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
NLRB sides with union in Sheraton labor dispute
In the ongoing labor dispute between the company that manages the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa and the union representing many of its workers, the federal government has picked a side: the union. The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint in favor of the union on 13 charges levied against Remington Hotel Corp., which manages the hotel. The charges range from hotel management denigrating the union in front of employees to declaring an impasse in negotiations without first notifying the NLRB that a dispute was taking place. "It means that we have the support of the government behind it," said Local 878 ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Stripes swiped: Two Chico officers lose sergeant promotions after court sides ...
CHICO — A Butte County Superior Court judge has signed off on an order that has forced the city of Chico to reverse the December promotion of two police officers to the rank of sergeant. In an action brought by the Chico Police Officers Association, Judge Barbara Roberts found the city failed to meet and confer with the association before making changes in May 2009 to the job description for Chico Police Department sergeants. The court said the action was a violation of the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, which became law in 2009 and governs labor-management relations and collective bargaining among local government bodies in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Bargaining Beyond Impasse: Joint Resolution of Public Sector Labor Disputes , Auburn House,. Boston, 1982. Recognized as one of the ten “Outstanding Books ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Working Together for Public Service:Appendix B
was governor of New Jersey. Under his leadership, New Jersey embarked on an agenda of economic development, business creation, property tax relief, health and welfare reforms, housing, environmental and education initiatives. He previously served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and three terms in the New Jersey General Assembly. JERRY ABRAMSON has been mayor of Louisville, Kentucky since 1985 and is a past president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. His work to make government more accessible to citizens and his formation of a variety of public-private ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Book Excerpt: Negotiate This!: By Caring, But Not T-H-A-T Much
The one human freedom that cannot be taken from you is the capacity to choose your attitude in any given set of circumstances�to choose one's own way. VIKTOR FRANKL. 1 - A Gaming Mechanism Negotiation is the game of life. Whenever you attempt to reconcile differences, manage conflict, resolve disputes, establish or adjust relationships you are playing the negotiating game. Truly it is the lifeblood of relationships. While people accept the importance of this learned skill in diplomatic dealings and labor relations they sometimes fail to see the opportunities that exist for them to gain a better mastery in ...