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Collective bargaining and technological change in American transportation

Collective bargaining and technological change in American transportation

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Published by Transportation Center at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collective bargaining -- Transportation -- United States,
  • Transportation -- United States -- Technological innovations

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Harold M. Levinson [and others]
    ContributionsLevinson, Harold Myer, 1919-, Evanston (Ill.). Transportation Center at Northwestern University., Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan--Wayne State University)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 723 p.
    Number of Pages723
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23745249M

    Emphasis on legislation affecting employee selection, rewards, and the quality of work life. Department of Labor, Washington, D. After enterprise bargaining within the state sector replaced informal bargaining and had some tradition to build on. When there was plenty of work for union members, the unions enjoyed relatively low unemployment and concentrated their referrals to the lucrative industrial and commercial projects. These structural differences tend to hinder effective global solidarity. Ithaca, N.

    An economic strike A strike based on unhappiness about economic conditions. These cross-national differences in levels and changes illustrate that employers face different choices under company and sectoral bargaining. Stabilizing wages reduces uncertainty about future costs and prices and can thus contribute to raising business and human capital investment decisions, which depend strongly on expectations. The company presented a uniform set of proposals to all locals and resisted making any changes in its bargaining package. To determine whether there is substantial continuity, courts will consider, among other factors, whether both employers are engaged in the same business, whether the employees perform substantially similar tasks under both employers, whether the customer base remains much the same, and whether the successor employer continues to use the same industrial or business processes as its predecessor Frye v. Sano and Williamson outline quantitative studies that assess the relevance of these factors across countries.

    In stead, sectoral bargaining had to tread entirely new grounds. Special issues facing family-owned and closely-held firms. Readings and case studies from the public and private sectors. Economic cycles The cyclical nature of the economy as a whole can also affect the employer's ability to pass costs on to consumers. Braun and Gearhart note that although unions do participate in the structure of a number of these agreements, their original interest in codes of conduct differed from the interests of human rights and other non-governmental activists.


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Collective bargaining and technological change in American transportation Download PDF Ebook

The authors concluded that the decline of collective bargaining in Germany in the past two decades - with the coverage rate decreasing from over 80 to under 60 percent - has contributed more to rising wage inequality than international trade Felbermayr et al.

Learning the details of those negotiations can be enlightening not to mention a little entertaining. For example, the primary threat to union-represented electrician wage scales is a contractor's ability to find and employ non-union electricians.

Unions from this point developed increasingly closer ties to the Democratic Party, and are considered a backbone element of the New Deal Coalition. But even in the countries of continental North-West Europe where multi-level bargaining seems stable much has changed and more issues Collective bargaining and technological change in American transportation book now negotiated or decided at firm level, as I will discuss below.

Personnel Training and Development. For a short period, private sector union membership rebounded, increasing from 7. The cross-sectoral Collective bargaining and technological change in American transportation book in Slovenia, which applied to sectors and companies not covered by sectoral collective bargaining, was not renewed in when it expired.

Company level bargaining takes place in the unionised sectors of the economy, which is predominately made up of traditional industry and the semi-state sectors ErneRegan A law in Estonia replaces automatic continuation of agreements beyond expiry with the requirement that this should be agreed between the parties, like in Scandinavia where this is regulated under the basic agreement between central organizations.

Footnote 7 The number of newly reached sectoral agreements had been declining since but dropped under for the first time in with 36 new agreements in and just 27 in How this relates to changes in bargaining coverage, multi-employer and multi-level bargaining, rules on extension and opening clauses is the subject of this paper, which surveys developments in 38 OECD and EU countries.

Because the collective bargaining agreement cannot address every workplace issue that might arise in the future, unwritten customs and past practices, external law, and informal agreements are as important to the collective bargaining agreement as the written instrument itself.

Google Scholar Nadworthy, M. NLRB, 69 F. Google Scholar Flanders, A. Compensation and Reward Systems. It also reduces the incentives for consumers to shift purchases to the non-union sector and therefore increases union bargaining power.

Footnote 12 In Germany and the Netherlands the problems with renewing agreements also showed, especially when the recession ended and employers offered resistance to higher wages demanded by the unions after years of austerity. The actual impact of collective bargaining on wages and benefits is difficult to predict for a variety of reasons.

In contrast, early political labor organizations tended to be countercyclical. Organizational Behavior. Washington, D.

In addition, the use of "economic weapons" such as pressure tactics, picketing, and strikes to force bargaining concessions is not necessarily bad faith bargaining NLRB v.

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For example, construction work has traditionally been a local labor market industry. New York: McGraw-Hill. Concerns the political, economic, social, legal, regulatory and international environment of business and the ethics and social responsibility of business actions.

Decentralisation occurs when central or sectoral agreements are articulated with or replaced by enterprise agreements.Cliff Donn - PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS:University Press of America, 2.

Collective Bargaining in American Industry: Contemporary Perspectives and Future Directions, (edited with David B. Lipsky) Lexington Technological Change and the Decline in U.S.

Maritime Employment," (Transportation Journal, Vol. 27, No. 4, Summer May 13,  · Collective bargaining Footnote 1 involves a process of negotiation between trade unions and employers or employers’ organizations to determine terms and conditions of employment. Together with the right to organize, collective bargaining is a fundamental principle and right at work, recognized by the international tjarrodbonta.com by: Jul 01,  · “Collective Bargaining and Technological Change in the Trucking Industry.” Goldberg, Joseph P., and Kahn, Mark C., eds., Collective Bargaining and Technological Change in American Transportation.

Toward a Behavioral Model of Management under Collective Bargaining

Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Transportation Center. Google Scholar. Book Reviews: Sweatshops on Wheels: Winners and Losers in Cited by: PREFACE.

This publication is an index of all parts of the. Monthly Labor Review. from January through December excepting the statistical series appear­.This new kind of bargaining can be created download pdf a national policy of bargaining through wage boards, where employers, workers, and the public negotiate collectively.

Wage boards would represent a significant change from the current bargaining process, but they have a proven track record in several U.S. states as well as in other countries.To engage in collective bargaining with respect to conditions of employment through ebook chosen by employees under this Agreement.

SECTION 2. A. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. section (a)(2)(B), employees have the right to Union representation upon their request, at any examination of them by a representative of the.